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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Canada
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I'm glad to find a subforum that has Canadians on here. I asked for the EAD stamp at my POE in Blaine, WA and they looked at me like I was speaking french. (sorry Quebecers) ;) I'm from Vancouver. Now I'm living in San Antonio, TX. I was just wondering can I work right now while on a K-1? I've already got married and applied for the required AOS/EAD/AP? I was just hoping to get part time job a restaurant or something for now. I plan on teaching in the fall. I'm bored as hell. :help:


Oct. 15/07 K-1 Issued Vancouver, BC

Nov. 22/07 POE Blaine, WA

Dec. 7/07 Wedding

Dec. 14/07 AOS, AP, EAD received in Chicago, IL

Dec. 26/07 Received NOA in mail

Jan. 31/08 Biometrics appointment San Antonio done

Feb. 7 EAD and AP card production ordered.

Feb. 15 EAD card received

Feb. 15 AP approved documents received, they spelt my middle name incorrect. :(

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: China
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5.5)...Is there any way I can make absolutely, positively sure that my fiance(e) will receive work authorization so that they can go to work and help to pay the bills right away?

A..No.

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Chile
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Nope. You have to wait for EAD. Might want to find a nice soap to attach to or learn to knit or basket weave or train the cat to take walks on a leash.


My blog

10/01/2005: Married in Toronto

02/15/2006: Began Canadian Immigration

09/19/2007: Withdrew CIC application (they still hadn't processed anything)

10/01/2007: Moved back to U.S.

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IR-1 application through Montreal Consulate

10/26/2007: I-130 mailed to CA Service Center

10/29/2007: USPS confirmation of receipt of I-130

02/13/2008: NOA-1 received (107 days)

07/02/2008: I-130 approved

07/22/2008: AOS filed including EAD and AP

07/25/2008: NOA-1s for all 3 received

08/20/2008: Biometrics appointment

08/22/2008: Received RFE for Affadivit of Support and Medical

10/21/2008: Submitted I-865W in lieu of co-sponsor and medical info to NSC

11/14/2008: online case status not updated since filing of AOS in July 2008

01/20/2009: Received another RFE for Affadavit of Support Info

02/02/2009: Responded to RFE with brand new AOS based on 2008 tax return (if that doesn't shut them up, dunno what will)

02/19/2009: EAD card received in mail (no updates on Online Case Status ever made)

02/23/2009: AP received (again, no online updates)

02/26/2009: Received interview appointment letter for 4/6/09

04/06/2009: AOS approved for unconditional GC

04/21/2009: GC received

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My understanding is that once you have the I94 that gives you the right to work for 90 days until it expires. I could be wrong, but I 'm sure someone will come along and give you a definite answer.

Check under the EI thread. There may be something there that will answer your question.


April 13, 2009 - Welcome to the USA letter rec'd. PRC to be rec'd within 3 weeks.

April 16, 2009 - 2 yr GC rec'd in mail.

March 2, 2011 - Mailed in I-751 to CSC

March 4, 2011 - I-751 delivered to CSC

March 4, 2011 - NOA issued

March 12, 2011 - NOA received

April 14, 2011 - BIO Appt 5/6/11

May 6, 2011 - BIO done in 10 minutes...no re-takes this time :)

June 27, 2011 - Email rec'd "Status - Approved"

July 1, 2011 - 10 yr GC arrived

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Filed: AOS (pnd) Country: Canada
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He said he has already gotten married and applied for the EAD/AOS/AP....and that he DIDN'T get the I-94 at the border. You cannot work until you get your EAD which is taking a little under 2 months. Not a long wait, find a hobby ^_^


K-1 Process

I-129F Sent : 2007-04-28

I-129F NOA1 :2007-06-05

I-129F RFE(s) :2007-10-28

RFE Reply(s) :2007-11-05

I-129F NOA2 :2007-11-28

NVC Received : 2007-12-20

NVC Left :2007-12-27 (due to holidays :P)

Consulate Received :2007/12/28 (Vancouver)

Packet 3 Received :2008-01-07

Packet 3 Sent :2008-01-07

Packet 4 Received :2008-01-14

Interview Date :2008-02-11

Visa Received :2008-02-13

US Entry :2008-02-20

Marriage :2008-02-26

Wedding Ceremony: 2008-05-03

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CIS Office : Saint Louis MO

Date Filed : 2008-03-09

NOA: 2008-03-15

RFE(s) : 2008-03-29

Bio. Appt. : 2008-04-01

Touched: 04/01 - 04/02 - 04/16 - 04/17 - 04/18 - 04/21 - 05/06 - 05/07 - 05/08

Transferred to CSC: 2008-04-30

APPROVED!! : 2008-06-18

Employment Authorization Document

CIS Office : Chicago National Office

Filing Method :Mail

Date Filed : 2008-03-09

NOA: 2008-03-15

Bio. Appt. : 2008-04-01

Approved: 2008-05-12

Advance Parole

CIS Office : Chicago National Office

Filing Method : Mail

Date Filed : 2008-03-09

NOA: 2008-03-15

Approved: 2008-05-12

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Filed: Other Timeline

Everybody gets an I-94 at the border if they're entering the US with a visa. What he didn't get was the temp EAD stamp, which are very hard to come by these days.

Technically a K1 is authorized to work for the validity of the I-94 (90 days) but just try getting a job if you're only eligible to work that little bit of time. Plus it takes a few weeks to get your SSN, so anyone coming to the US on a K1 should just plan to be bored and unemployable until they get their EAD.


divorced - April 2010 moved back to Ontario May 2010 and surrendered green card

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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You could always volunteer somewhere for a couple of months.. That was on my list of things to do while waiting for EAD!! It is hard not doing anything, but taking up a hobby or volunteering at a non-profit group is one of the best ways to spend that "involuntary" vacation.. Try to enjoy it.. it doesn't last long and before you know it you will be working like the rest of us and WISHING you were back waiting for EAD!!


AOS:

2007-02-22: Sent AOS /EAD

2007-03-06 : NOA1 AOS /EAD

2007-03-28: Transferred to CSC

2007-05-17: EAD Card Production Ordered

2007-05-21: I485 Approved

2007-05-24: EAD Card Received

2007-06-01: Green Card Received!!

Removal of Conditions:

2009-02-27: Sent I-751

2009-03-07: NOA I-751

2009-03-31: Biometrics Appt. Hartford

2009-07-21: Touched (first time since biometrics) Perhaps address change?

2009-07-28: Approved at VSC

2009-08-25: Received card in the mail

Naturalization

2012-08-20: Submitted N-400

2013-01-18: Became Citizen

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Everybody gets an I-94 at the border if they're entering the US with a visa. What he didn't get was the temp EAD stamp, which are very hard to come by these days.

Technically a K1 is authorized to work for the validity of the I-94 (90 days) but just try getting a job if you're only eligible to work that little bit of time. Plus it takes a few weeks to get your SSN, so anyone coming to the US on a K1 should just plan to be bored and unemployable until they get their EAD.

It is against the law for an employer to NOT hire you because of a future expiration date of a work permit. I found a job with a month left on my I-94 and worked. After it expired, I was extremely bored.


I HATE miles, gallons, pints, words spelled without u's, and all that other jazz...

07/21/07 Entered United States on K1 visa

08/18 Married

10/20 Sent AOS package to Chicago; arrived on 10/22

11/21 Biometrics appointment

12/14 EAD card production ordered; AP approved

12/15 AOS transferred to CSC

12/22 AP arrives in mail

12/27 Received EAD in mail

02/15/08 Green Card production ordered

02/25 Received Welcome letter in mail

02/28 Green card arrived in mail. Done with USCIS for now

01/12/10 Sent I-751 to California Service Center; arrived on 1/14/2010

02/09 Biometrics appointment in Michigan City, Indiana

02/10 Case updated

02/23 Received NOA

03/08 Card production ordered

03/10 ROC approval letter arrives

03/15 Ten year Green card arrives

02/17/12 Mailed citizenship application

forget day Biometrics appointment in Michigan City, Indiana

05/14 Interview and test in Indianapolis, Indiana

05/23 Received oath letter

06/15 Oath ceremony...end of the line.

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
Timeline

The information here can be blunt, but frankly you have to follow the same rules as everyone else:) File the papers, try and keep busy (yes, it's incredibly boring, I'm in the midst of it myself). There's lots of info here saying 'technically speaking, la la la'....employers range from being very familiar to totally green on the employment authorization subject.

I think by and large you will find info here which indicates you can't work without some kind of EAD (temp for 90days after entry or permanent)..twisting the legal wording might get you into trouble...which is the last thing you need, right?

Sorry if that sounded harsh :(


Wiz(USC) and Udella(Cdn & USC!)

Naturalization

02/22/11 - Filed

02/28/11 - NOA

03/28/11 - FP

06/17/11 - status change - scheduled for interview

06/20?/11 - received physical interview letter

07/13/11 - Interview in Fairfax,VA - easiest 10 minutes of my life

07/19/11 - Oath ceremony in Fairfax, VA

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Removal of Conditions

12/1/09 - received at VSC

12/2/09 - NOA's for self and daughter

01/12/10 - Biometrics completed

03/15/10 - 10 Green Card Received - self and daughter

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