Hattiesburg, MS asked in Immigration Law for Massachusetts

Q: Will applying for CPT conflict with my marriage-based green card application?

I'm currently on F-1, but I'm waiting for my marriage-based green card interview date and work permit (I already did my biometrics). I wish to apply for CPT for an employment opportunity directly related to my course of study (I'm a Ph.D. student and already used my OPT after my master's). Will this in any way conflict with my ongoing marriage-based green card application? Thank you

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Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Wheeling, IL

A: No.

You may apply for your OPT EAD as planned which would not affect your pending AOS LPR case.

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