Originally Posted by mdokku
My husband, the primary applicant is filing for his EAD along with his I-485. I am on my H-1 and filing along with him. If the primary applicant activates/uses his EAD would my (the dependent applicant) EAD be automatically activated too? I know it is not the other way around. I don't want this to happen as I want to keep my H-1 status.
Can someone please advise.
Even though your husband uses EAD it does not affect you because you are on H-1 and maintaing your own status.