Immigration. What is minimum age for employment authorization?

Asked 8 months ago - Miami, FL

My son is 14. USCIS rejected I-765. I need SSN for him to get tax credit.

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  1. Kristin D Figueroa-Contreras

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    Answered . What was the reason for rejection? It should not have been his age.

    Please note, the above answer is for general informational purposes only.
  2. C. C. Abbott

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    Answered . I agree with my colleagues. You need to provide the basis for the denial - a 14 year old child can get an EAD if he qualifies - the I-765 Instructions lists the categories that qualify and supporting proof needed.

    Legal disclaimer: The statement above is provided by CC Abbott is based on general assistance and not intended to... more
  3. Jeffrey Adam Devore

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    Answered . There is no age requirement for employment authorization. If USCIS rejected the I-765 on this basis it was in error. If the application was denied on this basis that is incorrect as well. Consult with an experienced immigration attorney for assistance.

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  4. Scott Thomas Helsper

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    Answered . There is no minimum age requirement. Your son can apply for one on USCIS Form I-765. If he was under 14, you could sign the application on his behalf.

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