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Part-time Masters while working on H-1B with approved I-140

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Hi,

2018 will mark the beginning of my 7th year on H-1B. I already have approved I-140 from my old employer with H-1B transfer approved until 2020 for my current employer. My new employer will most likely start the I-140 process later this year.  My wife is on H4 with EAD.

Both of us have bachelor degrees. Now, we are planning to do part-time masters in one  of the accredited colleges in the U.S. We would like to know if this will jeopardize our status in anyway. Are we allowed to study part-time whlie staying/working on H-1B and H4 EAD? If yes, will it affect my approved I-140 once I complete the course successfully? What other implications we might have to endure due to this?

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On H1, you can study part time, as long as you continue to fulfill the H1 requirements, i.e., working for the employer.

A person on H4 can study full time.

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