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Status after using Advance Parole?

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Hi,

 

I have a quick question on using Advance Parole to take an international trip. What happens to the status of the parolee (currently on H1B status but does not have H1B visa) upon re-entry to US? Is it still H1B status? 

What happens if the Adjustment of Status is denied after travel? Does the parolee go back to H1B status (spouse would not need to use EAD since they have H1B through employer).

 

Thank you!

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If you re-entered via AP based on the pending I-485, then you were paroled into the US. You have no actual status...just an authorized stay due to the pending I-485. You would no longer have H-1B status.

If AOS were denied, you would be unlawfully present in the US.

Why not just enter on the H-1B visa still?


Timelines:

Spoiler

AOS (I-485 + I-131 + I-765):

9/25/17: sent forms to Chicago

9/27/17: received by USCIS

10/4/17: NOA1 electronic notification received

10/10/17: NOA1 hard copy received. Social Security card being issued in married name (3rd attempt!)

10/14/17: Biometrics appointment notice received

10/25/17: Biometrics

1/2/18: EAD + AP approved (no website update)

1/5/18: EAD + AP mailed

1/8/18: EAD + AP approval notice hardcopies received

1/10/18: EAD + AP received

9/5/18: Interview scheduled notice

10/17/18: Interview

10/17/18: Approved

10/24/18: Green card produced

10/31/18: Green card received

 

K-1:

Spoiler

I-129F

12/1/17: sent

12/14/17: NOA1 hard copy received

3/10/17: RFE (IMB verification)

3/22/17: RFE response received

3/24/17: Approved!

3/30/17: NOA2 hard copy received

 

NVC

4/6/2017: Received

4/12/2017: Sent to Riyadh embassy

4/16/2017: Case received at Riyadh embassy

4/21/2017: Request case transfer to Manila, approved 4/24/2017

 

K-1

5/1/2017: Case received by Manila (1 week embassy transfer??? Lucky~)

7/13/2017: Interview: APPROVED!!!

7/19/2017: Visa in hand

8/15/2017: POE

 

 

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Curious to know how your travel went.

 

 

I’m in the same situation and traveling to Canada on AP although I have an approved H1B petition that’s not filed as a ‘Change of Status’ i.e. I have to get the visa stamp on my passport which I’m not planning on doing yet but hoping to be paroled back in based on my AP.

 

what status shows up on your I-94 after you’re paroled into the US on Advanced Parole?

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