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I've been working 5 years already for this company. They sponsor my H1B and EB3 petition.
I received my EAD a couple of weeks ago and been receiving job offers with better conditions and salaries.
If I change employers before receiving the green card will it invalidate the petition?
Thank you so much.

Answer
If your I-140 is approved and I-485 is pending for at least 180 days, you can change employers if the employment is in the same or similar occupational category. The USCIS should be notified of the change of employment. If the above procedures are followed, your I-485 should be approved even if the original employer revokes its I-140 petition.

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Ajay K. Arora

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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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