First off, I want to thank everyone for sharing their experiences on the forum. It really helps! I have also written a lot about my experiences recently in the forum titled "Adjustment of Status - I-485 Experience".
I wanted to ask about quitting job after green card for my wife. I am a green card holder through employment since 2013. We got married in 2014 and filed for spouse-sponsored green card for my wife in 2015. We had our interview in Oct 2017 and just last week my wife received her 10year green card in the mail. We were very happy and relieved.
I had a terrible 2017 with my father passing away and had to go back and forth to my hometown to take care of my mother. In the process I am exhausted mentally and also the job is now uninteresting to me. However, since I knew I had to employed to show sponsorship for my wife green card (lawyers suggested I remain employed even though my wife had a full time job and could support both of us). I dragged on with the job till my wife got her green card in her hands.
My question is: now that she has her green card, could I quit my job? I just plan to stay at home for a while and do nothing. Clear my head and also take care of my health which suffered in 2017 and also visit my mother more often. My wife is full time employed and can support both of us so that is not a problem. I am only worried if me quitting can hamper or endanger my wife's green card status in any way. I am planning to quit in Jan 2018. We were very patient and worked hard throughout 2017 and I don't want that to go to waste. It would be great if someone can share their thoughts and/or similar experiences.
Again, cannot thank the forum enough for sharing all their experiences and suggestions!!! I wish everyone all the luck in their journey and hope they come out with a smile :-).
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