Add L2 Extension receipt number to existing L2 EAD application?
As far as I know, there is no way to add the extension receipt number to already filed EAD application. You will have to file a new application if you want to do so.
Premium processing for L2 and L2 EAD?
There is no premium processing available for L2 and L2 EAD application. The premium processing fees is only for L1 Application.
But, generally in real world, USCIS does process them all in same premium timeline, if filed concurrently in same application package.
There is no obligation on USCIS though to process them all, but they generally do.
Can we file L2 EAD application even when L2 extension is still pending?
You can still file for L2 EAD renewal with pending L2 extension (but approved L1 extension), but the EAD application won’t be approved until your L2 extension has been approved.
In this case, your L2 EAD application would just sit in USCIS office waiting for a decision on L2 extension (if it is still pending).
L1 extension rejected, What happens to existing L2 EAD application
Your existing L2 EAD renewal or extension for period still available on previous L1/L2 is still valid and will be decided on the basis of previous L1/L2 timelines.
The two applications are completely different and USCIS would NOT cancel your existing L2 EAD application just because L1 extension was rejected.
Then, I would suggest to wait for the L2 Extension result and its approval notice.
You will need the proof of valid L1 and L2 extension to get your L2 EAD approved.
Note that USCIS does not start working on your EAD application unless your primary L1/L2 application have reached a result status.
If you file now just with the Extension receipt numbers and applications pending, which you can, the chances are high that you might receive RFE on your L2 EAD application (asking for approval notices) later.
Sometimes, USCIS is able to fetch the approval details themselves by checking the receipt number mentioned in your application, but you can never rely on them!
My Spouse L1 got a RFE this morning. Employer responding to RFE and USCIS reworking on it will easily take another 15-30 days. Considering current L2 EAD timelines i felt applying L2 EAD extension at earliest is better option. Plz suggest.
With my current situation, a job termination will effect my upcoming maternity leave & benefits as well
I have query on submitting supporting documents. I have applied for L2 EAD extension with L2 Receipt No in 05/18/2018. Now i have my L2 Extension approved notice in hand.
My current EAD will end by 08/06/2018.
Is there any way to submit the L2 approval notice to USCIS before they acknowledge my case & give an RFE?
I am working with my local congressman office to expedite my EAD under “Finical Loss to me & company”. If i submit my i-797 to congressman with expedite supporting documents. Does it have any chance to get approval without RFC?
Infopass appointment will probably not make any difference to your case.
If you have already taken an appointment, you can go and talk about your case but I do not think that they can really do anything from their end.
The expedite request that you sent via Congress man is what can make a difference and USCIS may accept it.
It depends on your luck.
2. You cannot work after your EAD expiry
EAD ended on 8 June or will end on Aug 6?
8/6 means Aug 6, right?
You CANNOT work if your EAD renewal does not come when your current EAD expires.
Don’t take that risk of working even a single day beyond EAD validity.
Well, if USCIS does contact your employer to validate your expedite claim, they might just reject the request as you are not working for them anyway. Is that my correct understanding?
Normally, USCIS does not contact but you can never guess what they will do.
My EAD ends in Aug, 06th. I will be out of payroll from 08/07 and i am not going to work after ead expiry.
If i go for infopass appointment, will they question me that "Your ead is expired and employment is terminated already, then what is use of expediting the case now?
Congressman already submitted my update i-94 to USCIS along with expedite supporting documents. Is it enough to avoid RFE for i-94 or shall i go to infopass and submit updated i-94 does it really works?