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I got advance parole card Along with EAD. In the past, I have used automatic visa revalidation (AVR) process using my I-94 to visit Canada.

I don't want to use advance parole card since I got an RFE on I-485. So have following questions
1 Can I use automatic visa revalidation process and not advance parole ?
2. If I use  automatic visa revalidation process than will it adversely affect my I-485 and EAD
3. Will my status will changes to EAD if I use advance parole. I am working with same employer who filed my 485 for last 4 years.

Thanks,

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Hi,

Assuming that you are maintaining your H1B status, and have an unexpired I-94, you can use automatic visa revalidation for your trip to Canada lasting 30 days or fewer. This will not adversely impact pending I-485 or EAD, etc.

You can also enter on your advance parole document. You can still extend your H1B status in the future if you enter on advance parole. As you are aware, if for some reason your I-485 is denied, your advance parole document will also be invalidated. General information about advance parole is here: http://www.h1b1.com/parole.htm

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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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