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i am a student from kenya with an F1 status i entered the country with a b1 visa and while visiting filed for change of status to F1. i have been in florida since 2005, i recently got married to an american citizen we have a 10 month old and another baby on the way, i have 3 semesters left to finish my degree but i want to leave at the end of this semester in fall to move to tennessee with my husband where his family lives and where he can get a job and cheaper rent. am i breaking the law if i just move to tennessee with him without notifying the school? can i just drop out of school and move with him and then resume my studies at a later date after i have delivered the second baby? what are my options regarding droping out of school and staying in the states?

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Hi,

Based on marriage to a U.S. citizen, all sponsorship paperwork can be filed concurrently: www.h1b1.com/Uscitizen.htm

Once the sponsorship paperwork has been filed, you can remain legally in the U.S. even if you discontinue your full-time program of study, and you will not be required to depart the U.S.

You can call our law firm at 212-268-3580 during business hours or email info@h1b1.com for guidance.

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Ajay K. Arora

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I can answer your questions on employment and family-based U.S. Immigration Law. Expertise in various immigration categories includes the following: H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM (labor certification), EB-1 to EB-3 I-140 employment-based immigrant petitions, family or fiance(e) or spousal sponsorship, visa extension or change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization (citizenship), etc.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) full member since 1995.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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