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Can I continue working if I have lost my OPT ead card and

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Can I continue working if I have lost my OPT ead card and have applied for new OPT EAD card & yet to receive my I-797 receipt ?I am working with employer from Feb 2016 with my previous EAD card, but now I have lost my EAD card and have applied for new OPT card. But I'm yet to receive my new OPT card and I-797 notice. Can I continue working or should I terminate my employment?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  KJL LAW replied 5 months ago.
Good morning. You would need the approval receipt as notice of valid work authorization, if requested. However, If your current employer will allow you to continue working then it is ok to work, because your approval date is actually based on the date of the original EAD card.
Expert:  KJL LAW replied 5 months ago.

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