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Which one usually comes first the EAD or the interview ( AOS through marriage to USC )?

Saint Paul, MN |

Its been more than 2 months since i filed to adjust my status, i recently got a letter for the interview, i haven't gotten my work permit yet ,just wondering which one usually comes first ? and how long between them ?

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It is case by case. It generally takes 3 months to issue an EAD.

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You need to speak with your immigration attorney about patterns and protocols in your area.


Either. Depends on your luck.

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does it mean anything bad when the interview comes before the EAD?

Alexander Joseph Segal

Alexander Joseph Segal


It means you have to go through the interview sooner than you will get an EAD.

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