I filed my I-485 and, after 180 days, I started looking for a new job. Shortly before I was made an offer by a new employer, my I-485 was approved. Can I still port to the new position?


Generally speaking, once the I-485 has been approved, it is no longer possible to port to a same / similar position pursuant to AC21. As discussed in the MurthyDotCom NewsBrief, Changing Employers After Receiving Employment-Based Green Card (09.Aug.2021), there may be risks associated with leaving an employer in this situation.  (19.Aug.2021)

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