Q: I am waiting for RFE respond for my H1b. Can I marry a green card holder who will be citizen in 2 years?
I came to the U.S on a F1 visa. Started my OPT in February 2017 and company sponsored me for the H1b.
In April 2017, I got selected in the lottery and received a month later a RFE. Submit the RFE and since August 2. 2017 my case is pending.
I have a boyfriend for 3 years. He is on his green card for another 2 years (end of 2019) can i marry him once i receive the h1b?
What if my case gets denied? what options do I have?
A: Having a pending H-1B case or green card case is not normally an obstacle to filing a different green card case. However, your situation appears complicated, and a personal consultation with an experienced immigration lawyer would be strongly advised.
A: You can get married and submit an I-130 now. It can be upgraded once he becomes a citizen. You will still need to maintain an underlying nonimmigrant status, such as an H-1B or an F-1. Some people that have H-1B denials will go back to school on an F-1.
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