Hi, i got my Employment Authorization Card in the mail yesterday afternoon. I was about to go over to the local SS office here in Houston to apply for my SSN when i read online that processing new SSN applications falls under the list of items they DONT do while in the current shutdown. my question is, can i find a job and work using my Employment Authorization Card Alone? My Employment Authorization Card is connected to my AOS case, which i have an interview for with my Wife next week. There are no terms nor conditions stated on my Employment card.
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Yes, you can accept work with your Employment Authorization Card. In essence, you have been granted authority to obtain work legally. This shutdown will hopefully end soon, and when it does, I urge you to go to SS office and follow through with getting your social security card.
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Yes. You are authorized to accept employment.
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Yes allowed to work.