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Violation of Legal Status

  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Office of International Student Program at the University of Minnesota, Morris

Violation of F-1 visa regulations results in the loss of legal status in the U.S. consequences include, but are not limited to:

Regaining F–1 Legal Status

It is important that students discuss legal status issues with an International Student Program Adviser. There are two ways in which a student may be able to regain legal F-1 status:

Students who are reinstated by DHS or who reenter with an “initial admit” I-20 will be required to enroll as a full-time student for at least one academic year before becoming eligible to apply for curricular or optional practical training.