H4 Extension, EAD Application Pending since a while, Upcoming Travel

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My current H4 extension and EAD are valid through July 2021. I also have a visa stamped in my passport till that date. My husband on H1 changed to a new employer early last year and we all applied H1. H4 /EAD extension, My husband got his H1 valid through March 2022 , but my application has been pending.

I have travel plans - planning to travel outside US for couple of months starting in Feb this year; I am concerned about my H4 Extension status. 


a) What happens to my H4 / EAD extension when I travel out?

b) Is it ok to travel? 


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An H-4 Extension of Status is Not abandoned by the applicant's departure. Under the law change of status applications are abandoned by a person's departure from the United States. Under the law, an extension of status application is not abandoned by a departure from the United States. Consequently, the application for the EAD should also not be impacted.

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