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H1-visa to Green Card status

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My brother was working on a H1-visa. He recently married an US citizen and they filed for his Green card. USCIS mailed acknowledgement of receipt within 2 weeks of filing and his fingerprinting just got done last week. He found out today that he was laid off!! Can he still remain in the US?

Has anyone been in this situation? Appreciate an advice!

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My brother was working on a H1-visa. He recently married an US citizen and they filed for his Green card. USCIS mailed acknowledgement of receipt within 2 weeks of filing and his fingerprinting just got done last week. He found out today that he was laid off!! Can he still remain in the US?

Has anyone been in this situation? Appreciate an advice!

Yes, he can remain in the U.S. As long as he filed AOS with USCIS, his status is now pending. Does he have sponsors?

Wish him good luck with his journey! :thumbs:

Edited by Markieboy

NATURALIZATION
02/15/13 - Mailed N-400
02/19/13 - Received by Phoenix Lockbox (day 01)
02/21/13 - NOA1 issued (day 03)


REMOVAL OF CONDITIONS (WIFE)
02/18/12 - Eligible for Removal of Conditions on Residence
03/23/12 - Mailed I-751 to CSC
03/26/12 - Received by CSC (day 01)
03/31/12 - Received NOA1 (day 06)
05/02/12 - Biometrics done (day 38)
10/23/12 - Received approval email (day 212)
11/01/12 - Received green card (day 221)


IR-2 (STEPDAUGHTER)
06/01/10 - Mailed I-130 petition
06/03/10 - Package delivered to USCIS (day 01)
06/08/10 - NOA1 issued (day 06)
11/03/10 - Received approval email (day 154)
11/08/10 - Received approval notice in mail (day 159)


NATIONAL VISA CENTER (STEPDAUGHTER)
11/08/10 - NVC received case from USCIS
11/09/10 - NVC case # & IIN generated, email addresses given, DS-3032 sent via email & USPS (day 01)
11/16/10 - Received and paid AOS bill (day 08)
11/17/10 - AOS bill marked as PAID; AOS packet express mailed (day 09)
11/19/10 - Received and paid IV bill; DS-3032 accepted (day 11)
11/22/10 - IV bill marked as PAID; IV packet express mailed (day 14)
12/03/10 - Sign-in failed (day 25)
12/09/10 - INTERVIEW SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 10, 2011 @ 6:45AM
12/28/10 - Medical exam done at SLEC Manila - PASSED! (day 40)
01/10/11 - Interview at USEM Manila - APPROVED! (day 53)
01/21/11 - Stepdaughter received passport with IR-2 visa! (day 64)

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Yes, he can remain in the U.S. As long as he filed AOS with USCIS, his status is now pending.

Wish him good luck with his journey! :thumbs:

Thanks so much! Thats a relief. Hopefully his Green Card interview letter comes soon.

His wife is his sponsor I guess. He doesn't have any other sponsors.

Edited by MEG267

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