No one knows. It depends on how the 2A category does on the monthly Visa Bulletin.
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Mr. Shusterman is correct, most likely this category will retrogress.
Plus, you listed three documents ... if and when immigration approves her papers ... they will come at 3 different time, in this order ... separated by several months each time
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Good morning. After concurrent filing -- assuming your wife is eligible for adjustment and your application is received prior to retrogression -- it will normally be about 50-90 days before she receives the work authorization document. As for the Green Card interview/issuance, it can be another 5-24 months, but the exact time that the category will open up again is not known.
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No one could state that definitively. Your guess is as good as anyone else's.
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