I am currently in H1B status, but am in the process of applying for a change to H-4 status and for H-4 EAD. Can I continue to work while my H-4/EAD applications are pending?


Yes. A pending H-4 change-of-status application ordinarily would have no impact on one’s existing H1B status. As long as the individual remains in valid H1B status, it typically is permissible to continue working for one’s H1B employer. (22.Dec.2021)

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