Following up on above request. Kindly reply if you have any knowledge.
My H-1B has RFE issued and we are preparing AOS first to be filed concurrently with mine and wife EAD. Wife Current EAD is issued based on H4 (Category 26) and Expiring end of May 2020. EAD Renewal to be filed concurrently with AOS (Category 9) by end of April 2020.
Will she be authorized to work beyond current expiration date if EAD renewal filed timely and based on 180 day automatic extension rule in the link below?
Please advise. Greatly appreciate any input and guidance.
There is no automatic extension for H-4 based EADs.
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The H-4 EAD category does not get "automatic extension."
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In addition to my colleagues answers, if you are filing an EAD application under a new category, I believe this will be marked as an "initial" application, not a renewal. You should be careful as the USCIS is strictly scrutinizing applications/petitions that are submitted. It sounds like you have a somewhat complex situation, and you would likely benefit from consulting an immigration lawyer.
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