H4EAD work status while H1B holder works internationally


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Hello,

My I-140 is approved and I have valid H1B extention until end of this year. I work for company A in USA.

My spouse works with Company B based on H4-EAD status. 

Question : If only I have to work internationally (say Canada or India) on long term, What happens to my spouse's H4 EAD? Will she continue to work in USA for company B (based on my H1B extension validity)

Please advise.

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5 hours ago, pontevecchio said:

Outside the USA, you have no H1 status. Hence she cannot have H4 status and work. Obviously a few days of vacation do not matter. Are you able to get L1?

Sorry, but I fail to see how being able to get an L1 would make any difference. If the OP is abroad, his spouse couldn't work on L2, either, just as she can't work on H4/EAD.

For his spouse to be able to work in this situation, she would have to get her own H1 or L1.

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