derivative status

Definition of "derivative status"
  1. Acquiring a visa condition based on another individual's visa, typically a spouse or child of the main visa holder, under specific categories of immigration law
How to use "derivative status" in a sentence
  1. After her husband's J Visa was approved, she was granted derivative status as a J-2 Visa holder.
  2. Their son was able to study in the States because he had derivative status from his mother's visa.
  3. He stayed in the country longer due to his derivative status from his wife's visa.

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