Change from employment based sponsorship to family based sponsorship?
But now I am about to get married to a US citizen in a month. Once I get married can I change my sponsorship from employer based to family based. How does that work. Should I start the green card process all over again or just an adjustment of status to my current petition/priority date would do. please help and also while doing so can I legally stay in the US and continue to work. Thanks.
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If you will be filing for adjustment of status based on marriage to your U.S. citizen spouse, then the I-130 relative petition must either be approved or accompany the adjustment of status application, among other applications and supporting documents.
The I-140 approval notice is is not applicable but it can remain as a "backup" option in case there is a problem with the marriage sponsorship.
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