Can form I-485 be amended after approval with regard to adding my wife?


Your form I-485 cannot be changed after the application has been approved. If you are married before the I-485 is approved, your spouse potentially can file her I-485 as your derivative beneficiary, even after your case has been approved. If you get married even 1 day after your I-485 is approved, then your spouse generally would not be eligible to file an I-485 as your derivative beneficiary and you likely would need to pursue a family-based case for her. (12.Nov.2018)

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