What Is F-1 Status?
To be in F-1 “status” means you are legally in the U.S. and have benefits and restrictions specified in the immigration regulations for the F-1 visa category. You gain status either by entering the U.S. with F-1 documents by applying to USCIS for a change of status.
|F-1 Status||Duration of Stay (D/S)|
|Passport||F-1 Student Visa|
|Form I-20||I-94 Arrival/Departure Record|
|Full-time Registration Requirements||F-2 Dependents (Spouse and Children)|
|Loss of F-1 Status||Graduation and Completion of Your Program|