My EAD has been filed by another employer with whom I am not employed right now. Once I get the EAD approval, can the secondary applicant convert to EAD status?


EAD is not a status, it is work authorization granted based upon the I-485 filing. The derivative beneficiary (dependent) can work on EAD. However, what is important here before such a change, is to assess the risks – particularly since the GC sponsor is not the current employer and it sounds as if the I-485 was just filed. (29.Sep.2014)

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