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[IR-1]looking for work before entering the U.S.?

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Hello fellow VJers, 


The IR1 was approved (waiting for it in the mail now) .


I'm wondering if it's legal to look for jobs before entering the U.S. as the visa is not stamped I'm not authorized to work there yet right?


If feel like I'm disqualified for what's posted on job boards (due to the automated questionnaire style applications) and I don't intend on bending the truth saying I don't need sponsorship when in fact the visa is not stamped yet.


Are my concerns baseless? Any tips for pre POE job search? 







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Hmm.  If it’s approved, it wouldn’t hurt to get conversations going.  The Social Security card is another thing to consider.  Technically you could work, but you couldn’t be paid until you have a SS#.  Most employers will need that as part of the application process.

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