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    I applied for my OPT STEM extension on April 14 2014 , received an RFE on July 17, responded to the RFE by Sept 23rd. There is still no response from USCIS. I have exceeded 180 days after the expiration of my first EAD and hence my company has put me on unpaid Leave of Absence. I have a few questions

    1. Has this happened to anyone you know?
    2. Incase my visa EAD is accepted I can resume work, but if it gets denied, what are my options? I know I can appeal for a re-evaluation which gives me 30 days.

    Please Advice, I'm very concerned.


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    • #3
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      • #4
        You can call the USCIS and raise a service request!!


        • #5
          mean while get admission in small university where u get cpt from first semister


          • #6
            Call them and rise a service request


            • #7
              don't know what interrupted u from working, I recently read on USCIS site that there is a process that should be initiated from school DSO that will allow you to work ( I might be completely wrong, go through USICS/ ICS site). I think you will still have 60 days window for change of status... and there are universities that accept quarterly admissions, so you need not worry about going out of status... good luck