I am married to a us citizen and currently working with h1b visa ( i am a doctor). My h1b visa is about to expire in a week but i am going to start employment with the new employer based on the receipt notice of new h1b petition/extension of stay. I want to apply for green card but i am not sure how having a i-94 which is expired at the time of review of application and having a separate extension of stay application in process will effect the green card application. Can i file for a green card and update my new i-94 application when i get my new i-94 in a month or two? My new h1b is going to be for only a year and I will be looking for new jobs in about 6 months. i want to apply for green card soon because it will help my further job search.
If you have no issues of inadmissibility and are eligible to be approved for the family based immigrant visa, then your USC wife can petition for you and you may at the same time file for permanent residence, regardless of pending extension or expired I94.
You are not going to involve an attorney with your GC process?!
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