I am currently in F1. My husband is in H1B. My husband got his Green Card EAD yesterday and we both applied last December through my husband's employer. My Green Card EAD is still pending. Our I-140 was approved in January and we also went for fingerprint screening. I will be graduating in May 2020 and will be applying for my OPT in April 2020. I was thinking if I am being in F1 can affect the process of my green card.
Applying for OPT will have no impact at all on your pending green card case; however, the opposite may be true: the green card can form the basis to deny the OPT due to the nonimmigrant intent rule.
OPT EAD extension is available to F -1 in status with pending AOS. Nonimmigrant intent would be applied should you travel outside the US.
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Yes, you can still get OPT even with a pending AOS.
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