1 year extension letter . can i work and how long ?thank you

Asked almost 2 years ago - Griffin, GA

i dont know what i have to do my extension letter was stamped on august 1st 2012 now i need to know can i just get a job and how long can i work with this one year extension letter or what do i have to do .what happens if i font get my green card in this 1 year what happens afterwords .thank you so much

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  1. Karen-Lee Pollak

    Contributor Level 19


    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . Not sure what extension you got. If eligible to work you will need to apply for work authorization

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