Getting a renewed passport with i539 pending?
In August 2020, my husband found a new job and his H1B with the new employer was approved.
However, the I539 petition for extending my H4 status is still under review 8 months later.
The USCIS page reports average processing times of 9-12 months for I539
My passport is about to expire in Sep-2021 and I should apply for a reissue of the passport soon.
My question is if I get a reissued passport while the I539 is still under review, will it prove problematic?
Should I postpone applying for a new passport till after the I539 approval?
1 attorney answer
Generally, a reissued passport while the I539 is still under review, has not proven problematic.
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