I am in the process of Adjustment of status through marriage, I am the beneficiary and also the sponsor.
The interview date is scheduled to be mid January 2020.
Last year's taxes are all filed and documented, but for this year, 2019, I will need more time.
So I am just wondering if there will be any issues if I file my taxes for this year after the interview?
Better have your tax return completed and filed prior to your appearance at the interview. Otherwise, if required during the interview, the absence of the 2019 return will in all likelihood delay the adjudication of the I-485 AOS application until such time as the return can be provided USCIS. You could be looking at months long delay in adjudication after that, even if ultimately do provide that return.
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I agree with my esteemed colleague as one must be in compliance and not in arrears with any tax obligations. Better prepare the return timely to avoid a delay on the decision.
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