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Q: Hello,Can I still work on my F1 OPT after I get my H4 COS approved and before H4 EAD arrives?

I am currently on F1 OPT and have applied for concurrent change of status to H4 & EAD.

Shan Dimitris Potts
Shan Dimitris Potts answered on Jul 14, 2015

You can work until your EAD expires. If you get another EAD H4 the one you have right now will be void. So yes, you can work on OPT Until H4 EAD arrives.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Montana on
Q: immigration law

Brazilian citizen, been to usa 6 times over last 4 yrs., has a current student visa...and a current tourist visa..... she will be here in Jan. 2015.... during this time we will get married..... she and I will get married in Feb. or such....she will apply for a 'green card'.... in oct. 2015 she... Read more »

Stephen Baird
Stephen Baird answered on Dec 5, 2014

From the situation you describe, you potentially have a few issues. If she enters the US on a non-immigrant visa with the intent to marry you and file for a green card, she has lied to the agents at the border by claiming to be coming to the US without the intent to immigrate.

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