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Can my wife apply for EAD based on my I-94?

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Requested Lawers and thanks for looking my question.
Can my wife apply for EAD based on my I-94. Below are the scenarios and questions..
My VISA validity till SEP 30 2013
My I-94 validity till Apr 21 2015
My Wife's VISA validity till SEP 30 2013
My Wife's I-94 Validity till SEP 30 2013
1) Can she get a new I-94 with my I-94 date?
2) Can she apply for EAD? If Yes ,then what would be the validity(same as VISA exp date or the present I-94 Date or New I-94 data or she gets for 2years irrespective of VISA data?)
3) Plannign to have EAD with the present i-94 only so if she gets new I-94 then does she have to apply again for new EAD?

thanks alot for reading and answering my questions.

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Attorney answers 4


An I-94 is not a basis for a work permit.

The above is intended only as general information, and does not constitute legal advice. You must speak with an attorney to discuss your individual case.


I agree, it really depends on the underlying visa on which you have status.


I agree with my colleagues

Samuel Ouya Maina, Esq. 415.391.6612 Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, PC 332 Pine Street, Suite 707 San Francisco, CA 94104


She won't be able to get a work permit. We are happy to offer you a free initial consultation to talk about the case. Give us a call at 402-455-1711 to set up a time to talk. We have been in business for almost 25 years and fight hard for the people we represent.

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