My wife had to suddenly leave the country and return to China without AP in hand. So we need to withdraw the 485 and change it to consular process. Can I somehow change the I-130 I've already filed to do this? If so, how do I do this? Or do I need to withdraw it as well and file a new I-130?
Without seeing your submitted paperwork it would be unprofessional to advise you on your subsequent filings. You have to meet with an immigration attorney in person to evaluate your file further.
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I agree with my colleague. It is best to seek advice from an attorney in person.
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Consult an immigration lawyer about this matter. You need legal advice, which cannot be given on Avvo. Good luck to you.
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