I'm Asylum applicant not granted yet , Can I apply for social security number without authority to work ?

I Had interviewed but didn't receive the decision , I need to have social security number is it possible ?, as I need to apply after that for Drive licence .

Cleveland, OH -

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Giacomo Jacques Behar

Giacomo Jacques Behar

Immigration Attorney - San Diego, CA
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Unfortunately not yet. You need an employment authorization card first to be able to apply for a SSN.

Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
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Gintare Grigaite

Gintare Grigaite

Immigration Attorney - Bayonne, NJ
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You need to apply and obtain work authorization first, before you may apply for the SSN.

Contact attorney Gintare Grigaite, Esq. at 201-471-7989, located in New York and New Jersey. Answers on AVVO do... more
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J Charles Ferrari

J Charles Ferrari

Immigration Attorney - Los Angeles, CA
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You need an EAD in order to apply for a social security number.

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