Can I work as independent contractor (1099) while waiting for EAD or GC?
3 attorney answers
Work without EAD / GC is unauthorized. A US citizen petitioned spouse is not denied a green card for unauthorized employment.
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Without a valid EAD you will be working without legal authorization, however, for your adjustment purposes you will not be penalized even if engage in such conduct us long as you honestly disclose it at the interview.
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