H4 Premium and H4 EAD

I’ve filed my H4 in premium and H4 EAD together on 01/06/2020 and got H4 biometrics done on 01/29/2020.

H4 status is still in process along with H4 EAD. I tried calling USCIS to expedite my EAD under financial hardship category, but they denied the request citing supporting documents missing.

I was told that USCIS will reach out to me if they need additional documents, but I didn’t get any email and was not contacted by them. Now I see status as expediate request denied because of missing supportive documents.

Appreciate if you have any ideas what i need to do now with less time left? Current EAD expires is 3 weeks from now.

Well, unfortunately, there is not much you can do.
You can try to expedite again and see, if they accept. Many have tried at least few times and were turned down…
You may read process to H4 Expedite, Experiences

Thank you so much for your prompt response!

So, do you know why USCIS response states - You did not provide evidence of an extreme emergent need.?

Without asking for an evidence they are saying that.

Did you get any update on your case… I am in the same situation where my expedite request was denied without asking for any documents.

Did you raise another expedite request after that… what action you took. Would appreciate if you can guide.

Hey Sujay,
I did reach out to my congressman here and put another expedite request through them.

Waiting to hear.

You can put as many expedite requests but they will deny all is my understanding unless u go through congressman.

Hey Varun,

I did reach out to my congressman Yesterday and fax all the documents. But so far i have not heard back from my congressman. I did try to call in the office but no one is picking the phone.

So you are still waiting for your case decision?.. How many expedite requests have you raised till now?

Hey Varun,

Any update on your case… I reached out to congressman and they decline to help on expediting the reqeust.

I got my EAD card after congressmen expedited my request.

Try with a different congressmen.

Oh So can we reach out to congressman in other regions also?.. I thought we can reach out to the congressman within our county… Can you please let me know how you picked some other congressman.? how far from your home address?

Yes, I had also expedited my H4 EAD and got denied since it was not considered an emergent case and not enough evidence to support the expedite request. I also reached out to local congress women in parallel but received same response. Then I requested congress women to resend to USCIS another letter that I got from my employer stating detailed financial loss with actual evidence. This time I also reached out to Senator with same documents providing financial loss. My case got approved in 3 days and waiting for new card to arrive. It is worth trying multiple expedite requests if denied the first time.

Hi Varun, How long did it take for the new card to arrive after approval?

I took 5 days after approval.

Congrats Uma. May i know when did you file your H1, H4 & H4EAD application and in which center?