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After receiving Green Card (employer sponsored), is there a minimum period that one needs to work with the sponsoring employer before switching? Asking from a legal/USICS’s point of view, not ethically.

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I am leaving next week... got GC last week

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No, there is no wait period as per the law. You can switch jobs whenever you want. I got GC in Dec and starting my next job next week.

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I have heard 6 months.

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No specific rule.. 6 months is usually a recommendation.

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No specific rule, I moved within 4 months.

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Switch the next day..

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Thanks for the info!

You can switch anytime after you get it. You might have to pay back legal fees based on what you signed to start the process

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Did anyone face issues in citizenship due to leaving original job within few weeks or months ?

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Thanks

How did your lives change after getting the GC? The wait to get the GC seems forever. And ya how did you guys celebrate: )

A sense of relief more than anything else..

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6 months is often quoted as a safe bet for citizenship interview.

As I said, it is a safe bet. Not based on my own personal experience. Those interviews are not predictable.

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