Are there anyone who have applied employ basement visa as a F-1 visa holder? I am the one who applied EB3 while I am attending a college. I finished my interview on August, 2019 and my I-131 is just approved. I haven't received I-765 & EAD card yet though.
My question is if I could work with I-765 & EAD card as a F-1 student. I've heard below.
First, it is illegal to work as a F-1 visa holder.
Second, one should maintain his or her status until I-485 is approved in case I-485 is denied.
However, according to my attorney, I must attend school to maintain my status as F-1 and/at the same time I can work with I-765 approval/EAD. I told what I knew(above) to her, and asked her if there is any reference to look it up to double-check. Then, she said there is no reference and each attorney interprets the law arbitraily.
Has anyone had the same issue?
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