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Hi my mother is in the US on B2 and her I-94 is set to expire 12/31/17, we have applied for her I-539 and have a case number ***** priority date of November 9, 2017. The case result is still pending. Should she still plan to leave prior to 12/31 or can stay while the decision is pending?

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Immigration Lawyer: Jen Marie, Esq., Immigration Attorney replied 2 months ago

Since the decision has already been received by USCIS and is pending, then yes she is allowed to remain in the US legally while she waits for the decision of the I-539. She is in a temporary legal status that allows her to remain here legally.

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