I am a F1 student in 2nd year of graduation. Can I get my OPT granted, if my I-130 application is pending pending? What measures can I take?
Do you mean that I cant get my OPT granted?
Theoretically yes, but you might have a serious hurdle to overcome that of the immigrant intent.
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I would definitely consider hiring a professional immigration counsel as such manipulations may trigger immigration intent complications with subsequent bars for adjustment for perjury.
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It is very important that you seek a consultation with an immigration lawyer who can learn everything about what has happened so far in your case and give you a sense of your strategy in seeking OPT in a situation where there may be an issue with your nonimmigrant intent preserved for your F-1 visa, especially if your I-130 is for an immediate relative category. You really should seek a consultation to discuss all of this with an immigration lawyer who can map out a strategy or let you know, in person, all of the law in this area. Hope this is helpful to you.