QUESTION: For the first question. I didn't mean the time from 485 receipt date (RD) to approved date. I mean, the VISA bulletin was stopped for China EB2 for last three month. My PD is 8/14/2008. Now the new Visa bulletin said it's 9/15/2008 now! So, I want to know that from the date of new Visa bulletin to actually approve my green card, how long will it take?
ANSWER: As I said, 5 to 7 months. It starts processing automatically, since your priority date is not current.
QUESTION: For the second question, you told me in your first reply that I can change my employer as long as it's 180 days after my 485 pending. In your second reply, you said I shouldn't change my employer because I don't show good faith. I don't quite understand. Could you explain more?
ANSWER: You can't wait for the green card to get approved, and then leave the sponsoring employer right away. That is not good faith and can be viewed as fraud - waiting until you get the green card and then leaving immediately.
But if the green card has not been approved yet, but is in process, and you decide to leave to a new employer, you can do this if it has been pending (not yet approved) for at least 180 days and the new job is the same or similar as the old job, then you and the new employer inform the USCIS and you can change jobs. You can be acting in good faith if you inform the USCIS of your intent to change jobs, before you get the green card. But if you change employers immediately after getting the green card, then that is not in good faith.
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