Your friend, in my professional opinion, is being both foolish and risky. Even if he is now married to a U.S. citizen, he is still subject to removal (a/k/a deportation) for being out of legal status in the country. It is always better to be safe than sorry. What if his marriage falls apart tomorrow and his wife withdraws her I-130? What if his wife gets hit by car and dies tomorrow? Your friend will be up the creek without a paddle. Not a good idea at all. If your friend wants to gamble, let him go to Las Vegas (in legal status).
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If his case was filed, he will get receipts from USCIS and eventually a work card. He may want to consider hiring a lawyer ASAP
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Feel free ot call us to discuss this case. We would need further information but if he is married ot a USC in good faith and has filed his application for a green card, he probably does not have ot maintain his student status.