There are narrow reasons why illegal immigrants are allowed to remain in the US and without knowing the facts of the case you saw on the news we cannot say that person's case was even close to your husband's case I am afraid. If your spouse's I-130 was approved, then this is a positive step for them to work towards the residency visa
. The problem is that the visa process is slow and there are no short cuts on that process, so now that the I-130 is approved they have to wait for the visa numbers to come available for your spouse and there is nothing to do that can speed that up I am afraid.
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