Hi, I am kind of stuck in a tricky scenario. I am on L2 visa and working on EAD. My current EAD expires on 02 Sep 2016, and my EAD renewal is pending since 2.5 months. I dont know if I am going to get my EAD renewed before that. I also have an approved consular processing H1b effective from 01 Oct 2016 .
- Can I continue working on L2 beyond 02 Sept, based on https://secure.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0110211420#g2 that states that L2 can work even without EAD.
- For my H1b, the LCA start date is 28-Aug-2016, Is there a legal option that I can start working on H1b from this LCA start date? So that I dont have to depend on EAD anymore.
- What are the steps to conver my H1b consular processing to COS, what its fee and can it be done with premium processing? Can it have a start date earlier than 01 Oct?
- If nothing else happens and I do not receive my new EAD before expiry old one, will the company have to terminate me or I can just take leave without pay?
I am just looking for a way to continue working and less impact on my empoyer.