Yes. When you file the adjustment of status application, you automatically file for employment authorization.
Employment authorization will take approximately 75 to 90 days to be approved. You are not supposed to work prior to obtaining an employment authorization.
Yet there are approximately 11 million people in the United States working without authorization.
You should not work. However, if you are filing to obtain your permanent resident status through a spouse, working without authorization will not negatively affect you in obtaining an adjustment of status.
Adjustment of Status (AOS), is the process of a non-United States citizen petitioning to become a Permanent Resident. If someone obtains permanent residency, they are able to live and work in the United States permanently. Additionally, a person who obtains this status will need to carry around their documentation, also… Read More
According to USCIS.gov, "Normally, DHS regulations provide for an automatic extension period of up to 180 days from the expiration date stated on the EAD. However, DHS has published a temporary final rule increasing the extension period. Effective May 4, 2022, DHS is temporarily increasing the extension period and providing… Read More
Employment visas can be extremely beneficial. However, there are many different types, and it is important to determine which one is right for you, your profession, and your unique circumstances. Read on to learn more about L-1 visas and other common employment visas. What are L-1 Visas? Foreign individuals who… Read More