rahulddesai@... wrote on 08/24/08 16:26:
> My wife filed her N-400 more than 2 years ago. Finally, she has been
> called for her citizenship interview in the first week of September.
> Her oath ceremony would be followed week after. Her case was stuck in
> the FBI name check process.
> Now, I have a few questions and would really appreciate help on how to
> In January 2004, my wife (on the basis of her green-card), filed a
> petition for me (I-130). My I-130 was approved but of-course my
> priority date wasn't current. Now, it's about to become current. USCIS
> is processing December 2003. Instead of opting for consular
> processing, I opted for adjustment of status within US. I am here on
> H1B. So, next month my PD becomes current and my wife becomes a
> citizen. Does that change anything in my process? I am confused as to
> do what will happen now? Does her becoming citizen help my I-485 and
> EAD in any way? Or for that matter, my getting a green-card? Or, once
> the PD becomes current it progresses, it's all the same?
There are no quotas for spouses of US citizens. So, while there shouldn't be any
difference if the PD is current, the I-485 processing will continue even if the
Of course, as always with CIS, it is best to tell them explicitly when your
spouse has become a citizen.
I am not a lawyer.
For reliable advice, consult a competent immigration attorney.