Do I need to maintain H-4 status while my I-485 is pending?


This is optional – many choose to maintain the underlying status as protection in the case of an I-485 denial. A denial of the I-485 after the nonimmigrant status is abandoned normally means that one must depart the United States. (06.Mar.2017)

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