How long it takes to have a work authorization after filing I-485?

Asked about 1 year ago - Cleveland, OH

hey!,, im wondering how long it takes to have the work permit after filing I-485? can i apply to college before i get it *( while still bending ) ?

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  1. Andrew Marino Bramante

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    Answered . It varies. Anywhere from 60 to 120 days depending on the basis for the I-485 and other factors. You can apply for college. Whether you can attend is a question that needs more facts to answer.

    Andrew M. Bramante, Rosner Partners, 216-771-5588. Free telephone consultation. You should always consult with... more
  2. Irina Alexander Vinogradsky

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    Answered . Usually, you get your green card before you get your work authorization. It takes about 4 months. Yes, you can apply college.

  3. Karen-Lee Pollak

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    Answered . 3 months to get EAD

  4. Robert Louis Brown

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    Answered . In most instances the EAD is granted within 3 months of filing. You should check with the College of your choice as to their application requirements.

    216.861.4414
    immigration@rbrownllc.com
    www.brown-immigration.com

    Robert Brown LLC
    1468 W.9th St., Suite 800
    Cleveland, Ohio 44113

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