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How long does advanced parole take? Need to travel on h1b visa after filing i130/485.

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want to travel in 5 weeks to europe. Have current h1b, but was told to get advanced parole while filing 130/485 for marriage. Is AP necessary? Is there enough time? Is there a premium processing available for AP?

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You can return with your H-1b visa if you continue to work for the employer who petitoned you. Otherwise you may want to apply for an emergency parole.


Estimated processing times are as posted on the USCIS website. There is no premium processing.

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This response is general in nature and cannot be construed as legal advice, given that not enough facts are known. Any comments offered on Avvo are of a general nature only, and are not meant to create an attorney-client relationship. If you would like additional information based on this response, please contact my office at 510 657 7665 or 415 902 0832 to schedule a consultation.

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