As a dependent, how can I prove my "economic necessity" to qualify for the deferred action work permit?

Asked over 2 years ago - City Of Industry, CA

I am 18 years old and a dependent under my parents. I qualify for deferred action. My question is regarding the I-765 Worksheet form. The form only asks for three pieces of financial information; namely "my current income", "my current annual expenses", "the current value of my assets". Instructions on the form state: "It is not necessary to submit supporting documentation, though it will be accepted and reviewed if you choose to submit it." As a dependent, should I state my parents' income and expenses?

Also, there is an "additional information" section to provide an explanation of whatever I do put down.

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  1. J Charles Ferrari

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . By documenting your income and your expenses.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  2. Sanjay Augustine Paul

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    Answered . Speak to a qualified immigration attorney. There is more at stake here than you think.

    Best of luck,

    Sanjay A. Paul, Esq.
    (888) 373-2602

    This is not legal advice. No attorney client relationship exists between us.

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