Currently I am in F2 status and my wife in F1 status. Our plan was initially to help my wife settle down and me return to my country. But now she is finding it difficult staying alone and she wants to stay as family. Hence need advice.
So that I can change status and stay with here.
The F2 spouse of an F1 may remain in the US. The SEVIS website has a list of schools that qualify. Search your area and the programs those schools offer.
There is no limitation in the programs in which you may enroll, but they should be degree oriented. Consult with the Designated School Official (DSO) at any university for guidance.
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You may remain in the United States with F-2 status so long as your wife maintains her status. You may also choose to change your status to F-1. You can find eligible schools and programs on that qualify on the SEVIS website.
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