My I-94 entry expires today. My employer applied for a new I-129 approval around a month ago under premium processing and it was recently issued. At the time my lawyer advised me that my I-94 would be updated by the USCIS once they grant the approval extension. I took counsel from other lawyers who seemed to agree with his opinion. But upon checking the I-94 website today I see that my I-94 is still marked for expiry today.
I am very nervous and want to know if I have to leave the country today. Kindly Help!
Check the approval notice for an I-94 at the bottom right-hand corner. If so, then you are OK to stay.
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If you requested and USCIS granted an extension of your status, that means you are allowed to be in the U.S. If they granted the visa and denied an extension [or you never requested an extension on the I-129], then you are not in status.
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