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I am planning to use AP to travel.

My wife is on H4. Does her visa gets invalidated , if I use AP. My understanding is that he H4 is valid till I have valid H1 status so I would like like to know, if I would still be on H1 after using AP.

It seems that my status will be Parolee, Can I still work as H1-B for the same employer who sponsored my GC once I am bacK IN US.

ThanKs

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Hi,

You will be able to extend H1B status, and your wife her H4 status, in the future even if you have entered the U.S. using advance parole document. I am assuming that you otherwise continue to be employed by the H1B employer. Therefore, to answer your question, your wife will maintain her H4 status.

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I can answer your questions on employment and family-based U.S. Immigration Law. Expertise in various immigration categories includes the following: H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM (labor certification), EB-1 to EB-3 I-140 employment-based immigrant petitions, family or fiance(e) or spousal sponsorship, visa extension or change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization (citizenship), etc.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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