I applied for an I 918, U visa and I am waiting for over 3 months for the Employment Authorization

Asked over 1 year ago - Riverside, CT

USCIS over four months ago, sent me to do the finger prints, The time to received the I 765 Employment Authorization is an average of three months.
Is the reason that why it is taking so long is because the filed of the I 918 ?

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  1. Alexander Joseph Segal

    Contributor Level 20


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . You will not get the EAD for months if not years., until the U visa is approved.

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  2. Dana Roxana Bucin

    Contributor Level 15

    Answered . You should check the processing times for an I-918 online at www.uscis.gov and see how long they project

    This answer is provided for general education purposes only and is not intended to provide, nor does it provide,... more
  3. Javier G Pineda

    Contributor Level 17

    Answered . You are not eligible for employment authorization unless your U visa is approved. U visa advocates are trying to fix this in Congress. However, not likely to change any time soon.

    714-560-0040. The answer provided is general in nature and because not all facts are known, it should not be... more

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