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