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How do you get a work permit at age 16

Lansing, MI |

my daughter wants to start working at age 16. she is do you get a work permit in michigan

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You have to satisfy all requirments of DACA.

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More information is needed. Is she foreign born? Has she fallen out of status, overstayed her visa, or entered the U.S. without inspection?

If so, she will need to pass the GED or somehow be enrolled in a high school. She must also show continuous physical presence in the U. S. since June 15, 2007. Applying for deferred action can be a challenge for some.

However, if she is a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident, then she will need to go to the local high school and see whether her State requires her to apply where she is over 16 years old. Some states only require a work permit for adolescents under the age of sixteen.

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That's a very vague & generic question. We need more information. But, assuming she otherwise meets all the DACA requirements, your daughter can qualify for EAD by filing for DACA.

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