Q: As J-1 and J-2 visa holders, can we apply for green card without invalidating our visas?
A: If you submit the FORM I-485 with USCIS or the DS-260 with the National Visa Center you do not impact your existing J-1 or J-2 status but you will not be eligible to receive the non- immigrant J-1 or J-2 visas again in that you have expressed an intent to immigrate to the U.S.
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