Spouse filed i 130 petition in Feb 1996. I filed I 485 at that time. My green card was approved in Nov 1996. In Oct 1999 INS sent a letter that my application was denied. How long does my spouse have to withdraw her petition?
It must be withdrawn before your green card is approved.
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Your spouse could have withdrawn your petition at any time prior to your adjustment of status.
These facts are confusing ... why did INS cancel a greencard 3 years after they had approved it?
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I agree with my colleagues.
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