You cannot navigate these waters with any reasonable degree of success without competent legal representations.
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I agree with my colleague; as you are in removal proceedings you are best served to have competent legal representation. I am assuming that by applied to transfer your case you mean that you moved to change venue to the Immigration Court serving the jurisdiction where you now live. You are able to file your adjustment of status application (which will result in a green card if approved) while your I-130 is pending and definitely after it is approved. Once you have proof that the adjustment application is pending with the Immigration Court you can apply for a work permit. After you have received the work permit you can obtain a SSN.
If it was administratively closed, rather than terminated, once the I-130 is approved, you may either recalender the case to adjudicate the I-485 Or have it terminated and file the I-485 with the Service. Baltimore judges are doing this alot under the Morton memo.
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