I have been on an E3 visa for 2 years and my employer recently filed to renew. I got married to a US citizen in Dec 2016 and have filed paperwork for change of status including filing form I-797 for authorization to work. I am still able to work because the renewal of my visa is being processed.
I do not have my EAD back yet but I do believe I will have it back before my work visa is renewed. I understand that once i receive my EAD my visa will be terminated as i will no longer need it.
I have been offered a job with another company that I really want to accept, but they want me to start asap and Im afraid i will not have my EAD back fast enough for when they want me to start work.
Can I switch employers while my visa is being processed under another company?
Is there another way that they can employ me while my EAD is pending?
If you filed for adjustment of status based on marriage to a US citizen, and you have employment authorization, you are permitted to work for any employer you choose.
The above is intended only as general information, and does not constitute legal advice. You must speak with an attorney to discuss your individual case.
You will be authorized to work when the EAD arrives.
My answers are for general information only, NOT A legal advice because these are not tailored to your specific situation. Contact an Immigration Attorney if you need legal advice.
No. You have to wait for the EAD card or approved E3 transfer. Contact a US immigration attorney.
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