Immigration Issues/485 & AC 21

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Dear Ajay, I was working with Company A from Jan 2004 and had my I-140 approved in Oct 2006. I moved to another company B, in Feb 07 because client contract issue.Company A filed I-485, when all PD was current in Jul 07. Now i got an RFE to provide my current employment details. I am on Company B H1B now. Is there any risk in my 485 application?.
I will Join Company A, when the 485 is approved.
Also, Since I moved to the new company before i filed 485, Can I use AC21 with new company ?. If so how do i calculate the 180 days?

Please help.
Thanks
Giri

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Hi,

Your I-485 should be approved, if you have the support of Employer A (they have not revoked the I-140 petition, and are offering you permanent full-time employment when approval of I-485).

If you do not have the support of Employer A, your I-485 may be denied because you moved to Employer B before I-485 was pending for at least 180 days.

Regards,
Ajay K. Arora, Esq.
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I can answer your questions on employment and family-based U.S. Immigration Law. Expertise in various immigration categories includes the following: H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM (labor certification), EB-1 to EB-3 I-140 employment-based immigrant petitions, family or fiance(e) or spousal sponsorship, visa extension or change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization (citizenship), etc.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) full member since 1995.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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