F1 student with a pending applications I130 and I485
I am a F1 student and Married to a greencard holder. I sent my application i130 last yeat and when my date was current I sent the remaining i485 documents. And I got the finger print appointment and done with that as well a few days after the finger print I got a notification on the App that my form i130 has been approved but my I1485 sent request for initial evidence but I didn't receive the letter yet. My questions are
1- I sent all requirements with the envelope so what kind of evidence will they need? Does the approval of the i130 affect my other applications positively?
2- Am I still required to be enrolled in a school as a full time student at this point? or I can drop out school fees are becoming very difficult to keep up with.
2 attorney answers
There is no way to know what evidence has been requested until you receive the RFE. Unless asking for a single document, it is best to retain an attorney to review the RFE. Yes, you must maintain lawful status.
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1. Wait until you receive the RFE and read its contents.
Yes, the approval of the I-130 is a good sign.
2. You are required to maintain valid F-1 student status until the very day your I-485 AOS application is finally approved.
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