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1)1f workpermit (EAD) as opt(FI  student) not issued after 7-months /what we have to do/two times reminds -----but no result
2)My husband is on LI-A visa ---firstly 1-year later on extended for more 2-years/the petitions 1-140 and 1-485 are pending in INS/
the LI-A will be expired in next six months/
whether we need to again extend it to live in legal status . what the INS rules saying about it.
thanks  

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Hi Aisha,

You can call the USCIS at 800-375-5283 and give them the receipt number of the EAD application (Form I-765) and ask for a written status of the case.

Since I-140/I-485 have been filed for your husband, he is not required to extend his L-1A status. I am assuming that he has also filed an EAD application along with I-140/I-485. I recommend, however, that he still extend his L-1A status so that if for some reason his I-140 or I-485 is denied, he will still have valid status in the U.S. and will not have to leave the U.S.

You also have the option of changing to L-2 status, and when you do so you can also apply for EAD in L-2 status (in case for some reason the USCIS does not issue you the EAD based on OPT or CPT in F-1 status).

Regards,
Ajay K. Arora, Esq.
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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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