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I'm a USA citizen and my husband of 8 years is British. We have filed for the spouse visa here in London and awaiting his interview. He currently works for the UK government as a civil servant in financial I.T. Does anyone if he would be able to work for the US government under his visa?

I am an American originally from Mississippi. Met my British husband in 1996. Married in 2004. Have lived in the UK for 9 years. We have two children. Hoping to move back to the USA with my husband, twins, two cats and dog in tow. 22 Oct 2013: Mailed I-130 application to DCE- London Embassy25 Oct 2013: Noticed application fee processed on my credit card.25 Oct 2013: NOA1 received (found in spam folder)19 Nov 2013: NOA2 received22 Nov 2013: Visa Interview Checklist arrived via post.25 Nov 2013:Completed DS-260 electronic application25 Nov 2013: Visa Interview Checklist Complete9 Dec 2013:Medical Examination13 Dec 2013: Submission of the notification of applicant readiness form 8 January 2014: Interview date assigned at Embassy in London 23 January 2014: Interview APPROVED! :-)<p>1 June 2014: Port of entry:NC

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Once he receives his greencard - or EAD - he will be able to seek employment anywhere. In short, the answer is yes, he may apply for work with the US government. Going a little further, there are certain positions with our governemnt that require a certain level of clearance that may not be available for non-citizens.

Good luck!

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Once he receives his greencard - or EAD - he will be able to seek employment anywhere. In short, the answer is yes, he may apply for work with the US government. Going a little further, there are certain positions with our governemnt that require a certain level of clearance that may not be available for non-citizens.

Good luck!

thanks Gegel! Once his visa is issued and we move to the USA will he be able to work straight away?

when can we apply for his green card or EAD?

I am an American originally from Mississippi. Met my British husband in 1996. Married in 2004. Have lived in the UK for 9 years. We have two children. Hoping to move back to the USA with my husband, twins, two cats and dog in tow. 22 Oct 2013: Mailed I-130 application to DCE- London Embassy25 Oct 2013: Noticed application fee processed on my credit card.25 Oct 2013: NOA1 received (found in spam folder)19 Nov 2013: NOA2 received22 Nov 2013: Visa Interview Checklist arrived via post.25 Nov 2013:Completed DS-260 electronic application25 Nov 2013: Visa Interview Checklist Complete9 Dec 2013:Medical Examination13 Dec 2013: Submission of the notification of applicant readiness form 8 January 2014: Interview date assigned at Embassy in London 23 January 2014: Interview APPROVED! :-)<p>1 June 2014: Port of entry:NC

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He can work in the US immediately. Most jobs in a US government facility will require a US citizenship which he will not have ( even the janitor where I work must be a USC )

This will not be over quickly. You will not enjoy this.

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thanks Gegel! Once his visa is issued and we move to the USA will he be able to work straight away?

when can we apply for his green card or EAD?

I am sorry... I missed the fact he is coming in with a IR/CR visa. That is good news because he will be authorized to work upon his arrival, the moment he steps out the airport. The IR/CR visa does not require EAD.

You will not need to apply for his greencard. Once he is stateside, you will need to pay a fee of USD 165.00 to have his greencard - the actual card - produced. However, his endorsed IR/CR visa on his passport is as good as the card itself and it is valid for one year from the moment it is endorsed. (endorsed = processed at the airport upon arrival).

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I'm a USA citizen and my husband of 8 years is British. We have filed for the spouse visa here in London and awaiting his interview. He currently works for the UK government as a civil servant in financial I.T. Does anyone if he would be able to work for the US government under his visa?

I believe most US government jobs andn most government contracts are reserved for US citizens only.

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Thank you everyone.

Thank you everyone. We are finding your responses to be true as he searches for work in the USA.

I am an American originally from Mississippi. Met my British husband in 1996. Married in 2004. Have lived in the UK for 9 years. We have two children. Hoping to move back to the USA with my husband, twins, two cats and dog in tow. 22 Oct 2013: Mailed I-130 application to DCE- London Embassy25 Oct 2013: Noticed application fee processed on my credit card.25 Oct 2013: NOA1 received (found in spam folder)19 Nov 2013: NOA2 received22 Nov 2013: Visa Interview Checklist arrived via post.25 Nov 2013:Completed DS-260 electronic application25 Nov 2013: Visa Interview Checklist Complete9 Dec 2013:Medical Examination13 Dec 2013: Submission of the notification of applicant readiness form 8 January 2014: Interview date assigned at Embassy in London 23 January 2014: Interview APPROVED! :-)<p>1 June 2014: Port of entry:NC

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Hey - we have financial I.T. in Texas,

and it's bigger than the UK - so

have him start his research there, for the big gigs in Austin.

Many times, it's not a direct gig with the state (if he's any good)

but rather, he'd get hired by a consultancy that manages

the financial I.T. side for the State of Texas, there in Austin.

Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

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[forgot one bit. Mostly, in the USA - he wants to chase after a gig in the Treasury Department - so pick a state, any state, and use that word, Treasury. Alternative - Revenue Department ]

Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

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