Will I-485 will be denied and EAD cancelled

Asked almost 2 years ago - Herndon, VA

My wife 1-485 is pending in EB3 category she is derivative and I was primary applicant . The primary applicant that's me have already taken US citizenship . will my wife's I485 will be denied as i have taken up USC. what will be here status if I-485 gets denied ? She is currently working on EAD will her EAD will also be revoked. Or her I-485 will still be valid and we should wait for the decision ? Or do we need to go ahead and file her in FB based category by filling I130 ? will we also need to file I485 again along with I-130 ?

Attorney answers (3)

  1. Giacomo Jacques Behar


    Contributor Level 20


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Let the I-485 which is still pending for your wife complete processing and hopefully be approved, unless you would like to pay I-130 and a new I-485 fees..

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
  2. Alexander Joseph Segal

    Contributor Level 20


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . No, It will not be on the sole grounds that you are a USC now.

    NYC EXPERIENCED IMMIGRATION ATTORNEYS www.myattorneyusa.com; email: info@myattorneyusa.com; Phone: (866)... more
  3. Ilona Dzhamgarova

    Contributor Level 14


    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . I would suggest you to file inquiry regarding current I 485 and then make a decision to file new I 485 based on I 130.

Related Topics


If you want to visit or move permanently to the US, you'll want to learn about your different immigration options.

Green cards

A green card is a legal document which provides proof that the owner is a lawful permanent resident of the United States.

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask a Lawyer

Get free answers from experienced attorneys.


Ask now

30,424 answers this week

3,376 attorneys answering

Ask a Lawyer

Get answers from top-rated lawyers.

  • It's FREE
  • It's easy
  • It's anonymous

30,424 answers this week

3,376 attorneys answering