Can I work on L2 EAD when the USCIS website is saying the extension is approved/card in producton? Or i have to wait till the physical copy of L2 EAD is received.
My current EAD expires on 28th Jan'13. Can i continue to work or will be forced to take a break till the new EAD is received in mailbox?
Sorry, you must have the actual plastic card in-hand.
If it was recently approved, don't be surprised if it shows up before the 28th.
Or, as Mr. Shusterman stated ... you may need to take a couple of days off.
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You will have to take a break.
(213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration experience. His response to your question is general in nature, as not all the facts are known to him. You should retain an attorney experienced in immigration law to review all the facts in your case in order to receive advice specific to your case. Mr. Shusterman's statement above does not create an attorney/client relationship.
I don't think you have to wait for the physical card.
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You cannot continue without the new card but hopefully it will arrive before expiration of the old one
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