Q1: My husband has an L1 visa expiry on Jan 2014 but his I-94 expires on April 2016. I am coming to US on L2 (VISA expiry same as my husband), and am planning to apply for an EAD, which I will likely receive in Aug-Sept 2013. Will the expiry of this first time EAD be the same as my husband's L1, or will it be same as my husband's I-94?
Q2: In case my EAD is due to expire with the L1/L2 expiry in Jan 2014, does his L1 VISA (and my L2 VISA) need to be renewed first in order to renew my EAD? Or, can my EAD be renewed in Oct-Nov 2013, without renewing the VISAs (going out of the US), based on our I-94 expiry date?
Hello there- I think you posted this exact question before. I would recommend reviewing the answers to that posting.
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1. Same expiration date as husband's. I-94.
2. See my answer 1 above.
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I agree with Mr. Behar ... your expiration will be tied to his expiration ... thus, renewal/extensions will be necessary.
Always file for an EAD extension at-least 100 days before it expires. Thus, you should file for visa/I-94 extensions 180 days before expiration.
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