What is substitute sponsor?

What is substitute sponsor?

A substitute sponsor is a sponsor who is completing Form I-864 on behalf of an intending immigrant whose original Form I-130 petitioner has died after the Form I-130 was approved, but before the intending immigrant obtained lawful permanent residence.

What happens if I die before the I-130 is approved?

If you were to die after the I-130 had been approved but before your family member has completed the next phase of the application process (the immigrant filing for a green card either through the process known as adjustment of status, in the U.S., or through consular processing overseas); USCIS could revoke the I-130 petition based upon the death.

Can you get an EAD while you 130 pending?

I strongly caution you against proceeding “in pro per” without being represented by a competent immigration attorney, for each omission, mistake or misstep will set you aback by months, if not years, given how busy immigration judges’ dockets and calendars are full nowadays, and especially so in…

Can you file I 130 and I-485 at the same time?

If you are married to a citizen you can file I-130 and I-485 together concurrently. You can file I-485 now with a copy of the I-130 receipt and apply for a work card (should have done all at once with I-130). If you are married to a Legal Permanent Resident then you must wait for your priority date to be current before you can file…

Can a I-130 petition be converted to I-360?

(Then USCIS will, if all eligibility requirements are met, convert the I-130 to an I-360 petition, described next.)

Can a I-140 EAD be filed concurrently with an I-485?

The primary applicant may take a part-time job or start a business, if the alien continue to work for the employer who filed the I-140 petition. Application for EAD can be filed concurrently along with I-485, or at any time after it, as long as the I-485 application is pending.

Can a EAD denial be issued while an I-485 is pending?

An EAD denial for an I-485-based EAD is not common. Typically, a denial is issued if the individual’s I-485 is approved while the EAD is pending. In such an instance, the applicant is granted permanent residence and is no longer in need of or eligible for the EAD.

When is an I-485 adjustment application considered abandoned?

According to 8 CFR §245.2 (a) (4) (ii), an I-485 application for adjustment is considered abandoned if the alien leaves the United States while the application is pending. However, the alien may apply for advance parole prior to departing the United States to ensure that his or her application is not deemed abandoned.

Can you leave the US while your I-485 is pending?

If you need to leave the United States temporarily while your Form I-485 is pending, please see the instructions for Form I-131, Application for Travel Document , for more information. Generally, if you have a pending Form I-485 and you leave the United States without an advance parole document, you will have abandoned your application.