Are you a foreign worker with an approved EB-3 visa I-140 petition? If so, did you know that if you are in the U.S. that you may be eligible to apply for Adjustment of Status? This process can be complicated, but our team is here to help. In this blog post, we will discuss the Adjustment of Status process and what you need to do in order to apply. We will also answer some common questions about Adjustment of Status for EB-3 applicants. Let’s get started!

What is Adjustment of Status for EB-3?

Adjustment of Status is the process that allows certain foreign nationals who are already in the United States to apply for a Green Card. This means that they will be allowed to live and work permanently in the United States. In order to be eligible to Adjust Status, an individual must have an immigrant visa petition or labor certification approved on their behalf. For EB-3 visa holders, this would be an I-140 Petition for Immigrant Worker that has been approved by USCIS.

How do I know if I am eligible to Adjust Status?

If you are a foreign national who is already present in the United States and you have an approved immigrant visa petition or labor certification, you may be eligible to Adjust Status. However, there are other factors that can affect your eligibility. These include things like your immigration status, whether you entered the United States legally, and whether you have any criminal convictions.

What are the benefits of Adjusting Status?

There are many benefits to Adjusting Status in the United States. Perhaps the most significant benefit is that it allows you to live and work permanently in the United States. Adjusting Status also has a number of other benefits, including:

– Allowing you to remain in the United States while your Green Card application is processed

– Eliminating the need to return to your home country for a visa interview

– Allowing you to apply for a work permit (EAD)

– Allowing you to travel outside of the United States and return while your Green Card application is pending

What do I need to apply for Adjustment of Status?

There are a few things that you will need in order to apply for Adjustment of Status. These include:

– A completed Adjustment of Status application (Form I-485)

– Two passport-style photographs

– A copy of your birth certificate

– A copy of your passport page with your nonimmigrant visa

– A copy of your Form I-94, Arrival/Departure Record

– Evidence that you have maintained lawful status since you entered the United States

How much does it cost to Adjust Status?

The filing fee for Adjustment of Status is $1,225.

How long does it take to Adjust Status?

The Adjustment of Status process can take several months to complete. Once your application has been filed, you will be scheduled for an interview at the USCIS office nearest you. After your interview, USCIS will make a decision on your case.

What happens after I Adjust Status?

Once you have Adjustment of Status, you will be issued a Green Card. This will allow you to live and work permanently in the United States. You will also be able to apply for citizenship five years after Adjusting Status.

If you are ready to Adjust your Status, our team can help. We have a wealth of experience in helping foreign nationals Adjust Status in the United States. Contact us today to get started!

We hope this blog post has been helpful in explaining the Adjustment of Status process for EB-3 I-140 Approval holders. If you have any questions or need assistance, our team is here to help. Contact us today to get started on your Adjustment of Status application!

What is the I-485 and what does it do?

The I-485 is an Adjustment of Status application. This form is used by foreign nationals who are already in the United States to apply for a Green Card. Adjustment of Status allows individuals to live and work permanently in the United States. In order to be eligible to Adjust Status, an individual must have an immigrant visa petition or labor certification approved on their behalf. For EB-3 visa holders, this would be an I-140 Petition for Immigrant Worker that has been approved by USCIS.

What is the EAD (USCIS Form I-765) and what does it do?

The EAD is a work permit that allows an individual to work in the United States. It is also known as an Employment Authorization Document. The EAD is issued by USCIS and is valid for two years. After Adjustment of Status, an EB-3 holder can apply for an EAD.

What is Advance Parole (USCIS Form I-131) and what does it do?

Advance Parole is a travel document that allows an individual to return to the United States after traveling abroad. It is also known as a Re-entry Permit. Advance Parole is issued by USCIS and is valid for one year. After Adjustment of Status, an EB- holder can apply for Advance Parole.

Adjustment of Status FAQ

– What is Adjustment of Status?

– How do I know if I am eligible to Adjust Status?

– What are the benefits of Adjusting Status?

– What do I need to apply for Adjustment of Status?

– How much does it cost to Adjust Status?

– How long does it take to Adjust Status?

– What happens after I Adjust Status?

– Are you ready to Adjust Status?

Answers:

What is Adjustment of Status?

Adjustment of status is the process that allows certain foreign nationals who are already in the United States to apply for a Green Card. This means that they will be allowed to live and work permanently in the United States.

How do I know if I am eligible to Adjust Status?

To be eligible for Adjustment of Status, you must meet a number of requirements. These include having an approved immigrant visa petition or labor certification, being physically present in the United States, and having entered the United States legally.

What are the benefits of Adjusting Status?

There are many benefits to Adjusting Status in the United States. Perhaps the most significant benefit is that it allows you to live and work permanently in the United States. Adjusting Status also has a number of other benefits, including: allowing you to remain in the United States while your Green Card application is processed; eliminating the need to return to your home country for a visa interview; allowing you to apply for a work permit (EAD); and allowing you to travel outside of the United States and return while your Green Card application is pending.

What do I need to apply for Adjustment of Status?

There are a few things that you will need in order to apply for Adjustment of Status. These include: a completed Adjustment of Status application (Form I-485); two passport-style photographs; a copy of your birth certificate; a copy of your passport page with your nonimmigrant visa; a copy of your Form I-94, Arrival/Departure Record; and evidence that you have maintained lawful status since you entered the United States.

How much does it cost to Adjust Status?

The filing fee for Adjustment of Status is $1225. This includes the fees for the other forms that you will need to submit as part of your Adjustment of Status application, such as the Application for Employment Authorization (EAD) and Advance Parole.

How long does it take to Adjust Status?

The Adjustment of Status process can take several months to complete. Once your application has been filed, you will be scheduled for an interview at the USCIS office nearest you. After your interview, USCIS will make a decision on your case.

What happens after I Adjust Status?

Once you have Adjustment of Status, you will be issued a Green Card. This will allow you to live and work permanently in the United States. You will also be able to apply for citizenship after five years.

Are you ready to Adjust Status?

We hope this blog post has been helpful in explaining the Adjustment of Status process for EB-

The Adjustment of Status process can be long and complicated, but our experienced team can help make it as smooth as possible for you. Contact us today to get started on your Adjustment of Status application!

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