I have received a temporary employment card based on AOS (marriage).
Can I go with it to the SSN offices to get an SSN number ?
YEs, Take your passport, translation of your birth certificate( if it is not in English) and fill up a form . You will be given a receipt notification and will receive your card in two two four weeks.
Yes, you can get a social security number if you have employment authorization.
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.
Absolutely. You should go immediately and file for your SSN.
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Yes, you may obtain a social security number. Apply at a local office with your passport and birth certificate and EAD card. Hopefully there are no name discrepancies. It usually takes 3-5 weeks.
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