Effect of a career change on naturalization process and timing

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I am in field A and have received my green card, still working with my sponsoring employer. I am contemplating a career change to field B that is totally unrelated to field A due to personal dissatisfaction with field A on the whole. Is there a safe time frame to do this without repercussions to my current green card and the naturalization process?

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I personally think you should wait as long as you can and then change careers if that's what you want. There is no rule of thumb in these cases. Each case is unique. What is most important is that you should not have a preconceived intention. More...


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