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Working with OPT expiring,..AOS pending

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Hi all, 

 

So here's my situation: I applied for OPT extension and waiting for response. Used the notice of action which automatically extends for 180 days to continue working and also renewed my driver's license (extended 180 days). Got an RFE and responded. Now I recently filed for AOS concurrently with new I-765 and others(same time I responded to the RFE) and I have biometrics appt soon but my 180 days is almost up meaning DL is also about to be expired. Question is 1) I'm unsure if I can renew my license or extend for additional 180 days with the new NOA for I-765 since its under a diff category. Would that be possible?; and 2) Is it also possible to continue working after the 180 days and does the new NOA for I-765 also extend that for additional 180days, and will working be considered legal or valid? 

 

Any thoughts or suggestions please? Thanks!

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You would use the EAD you obtain from filing to adjust normally, some States allow you to renew your DL based on filing to adjust.


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Your AOS based EAD is completely independent of the OPT which means your existing OPT validity doesn’t get extended by NOA1 of the AOS EAD. Your work after 180 days extended date and before receiving the new OPT card or AOS EAD is considered illegal.


Spouse:

2015-06-16: I-130 Sent

2015-08-17: I-130 approved

2015-09-23: NVC received file

2015-10-05: NVC assigned Case number, Invoice ID & Beneficiary ID

2016-06-30: DS-261 completed, AOS Fee Paid, WL received

2016-07-05: Received IV invoice, IV Fee Paid

2016-07-06: DS-260 Submitted

2016-07-07: AOS and IV Package mailed

2016-07-08: NVC Scan

2016-08-08: Case Complete

2017-06-30: Interview, approved

2017-07-04: Visa in hand

2017-08-01: Entry to US

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Myself:

2016-05-10: N-400 Sent

2016-05-16: N-400 NOA1

2016-05-26: Biometrics

2017-01-30: Interview

2017-03-02: Oath Ceremony

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