I485: Oct 2014
The case has been sent to Lee's Summit in March 2016. My wife got accepted to a residency program in Chicago. I understand I can use AC21 to move to Chicago.
If I get invited for an interview by USCIS after I move, how will this affect the approval of green card?
You can only change employers under AC21 once the I-140 has been approved AND your I-485 has been pending for at least 6 months. Not before.
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If you move from your current residence you will need to notify USCIS and also file the AR - 11. You can change employer and begin employment in a qualifying position which must be a "same and similar" job position described in the FORM I – 140. However, the FORM I – 485 must be pending with the USCIS for more than 180 days.
Contact the new company's US immigration attorney to ensure eligibility. It appears you may be eligible since the I485 has been pending for longer than 6 months.
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