I am in L2S status. I understand that I am automatically authorized to work, but that I am also eligible to apply for an EAD. Is there any reason to apply for an EAD while in L2S status?


There typically is no need to apply for an EAD while in L2S status. There are some relatively unusual scenarios where, perhaps, it would have been best if the L2S spouse had applied for an EAD. But, for most L and E dependent spouses, there is no compelling reason to go to the trouble and expense of getting an EAD. (14.Dec.2023)

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