I wonder whether concurrently filing for I-140 (Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker) and I-485 (Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status) speeds up the green card obtention, compared to filing for I-140, then once approved, filing for I-485.

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Yes, it does. With concurrent filing both applications are processed together. Once I-140 is approved, the I-485 is probably halfway through processing. If you don't do concurrent filing, you'll need to wait for I-140 approval before filing I-485.

IIRC concurrent filing is also cheaper.

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