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Approved I140 last year, will changing jobs affects getting a H4 EAD for my wife?

Microsoft / ITpIGq17
Feb 8

I've approved I140, and my wife will be requiring H4 EAD in August. So, if I change job after an approved H1B transfer, will there be a problem to get H4 EAD later on in August.
I think the new company needs to file for perm and then for I140? Which would take at least an yr.
Will USCIS approve H4 EAD when I don't have the I140 modified for new company?

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  • Mazda Motor mmohamme
    Employer doesn’t matter as long as you have an approved I140 while USCIS adjudicates H4 EAD. Hope you’ve crossed 180 days cut off post I140 approval as employer withdrawing it will have no impact on H4 EAD.
    Feb 82
    • Microsoft / ITpIGq17
      OP
      Okay..Thanks for the info.
      Would big companies withdraw I140 after I change jobs? It is kind of mean thing to do.
      Feb 9
    • Microsoft / ITpIGq17
      OP
      But I don't think I need to worry about that. My I140 is approved an year ago.
      Feb 9
  • KLA-Tencor khvns
    Yes, I changed job with approved I140 and applied for H4-EAD 3 months after joining new company. It got approved.
    Feb 81
    • Microsoft / ITpIGq17
      OP
      Thanks for the info!
      Feb 9

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