COS L1 to F1/F2 and then visa stamping from F2 to F1!!

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Need immediate advise on below situation!!

I  was on L1 and my  spouse on L2 . I did COS to F1 which got approved and my spouse became F2 now.However, we didn't go for F1 stamping yet and my spouse now got admitted for Fall 2019 for her first Masters.

1) So, Now can she go directly to apply for F1 visa in India or she need to first stamped the F2 visa on her passport ?

2) Also, while filing DS-160 it's asking the last visa issue details so it should come as L2 which is in the passport or F2 for which COS was approved ?

Experts - Please advise!!

Thank you in advance!!

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She is planning to study full time, or part time? She can study part time on F2 without doing anything. If She leaves, she would have to get a F2 stamp to come back to US. 

If full time , she needs to be on F1 and an i120 issued for her. Also she would have to request Change of Status from F2 to F1 if present in US or she can apply for F1 from India using that i120. VIsa stamp is just for entering the US. Once you are in US, your current status and relative i94 defines your stay duration and limits.

For 2, as I said before, she doesn't have F2 visa stamp so use L2 details.


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