My husband has an H1B visa now. Though he does not hold a bachelor degree, he has over 16 years experience in IT. His company lawyer advises to get a degree first, and then apply for GC.
1. Is education a significant factor to get GC approval or rejection?
2. Is the risk to get rejection higher than for professionals with bachelor degree?
3. Does possessing a bachelor degree speed up the process? Or terms of waiting can be the same?
4. If I do not renew H1B, can I stay within the US while my GC application is in process?