Re-read the instructions
Meet with an immigration attorney ... preferably the one working for the company you are currently working for.
PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It does not constitute an attorney-client relationship.
What you read in the forums is correct. "AOS pending" is both your immigration status as well as the basis of your EAD. I do believe that you should use an immigration attorney to help you complete your final immigration steps. Good luck.
Joseph G. Cella, Esq.
CELLA & ASSOCIATES, LLC
Clifton, New Jersey - Aventura, Florida
National Toll Free: 877-583-7080. Joseph Cella, Esq. has been practicing Immigration Law for 19 years. The answers provided herein neither constitute legal advice, nor create an attorney/client relationship.