Can I work?

Asked over 1 year ago - Berea, KY

I have married my wife for year now and we're in deep financial need. She's not working now and I wanna know if I can work. My i-130 from got approved but I have not filed the i-1485 and work permit yet.

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  1. Irene Vaisman


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . if you are eligible and once you file the I-485, you will receive your employment authorization within 90 days

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  2. Christian Schmidt

    Contributor Level 19

    Answered . You can legally work once you filed I-765 in conjunction with an I-485. It will take up to 90 days to receive your work permit.

  3. J Charles Ferrari

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . To be able to work, you must have a valid EAD.

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

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