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Hello everyone, I'm just wondering if anyone else's employment authorization is taking as long as mind. I know the USCIS processing page says 4-6 months, but there are so many cases that have been approved which were filed after ours. Our receipt data was 7/16/18. 

I'm getting pretty nervous over here.....

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I just applied for my EAD last month, and am hoping it doesn't end up taking as long. I hope you're aware that you can expedite your EAD (if you've completed biometrics), with a job offer. I hear that once you put in an expedite request, you usually get the EAD in hand in 3-4 weeks. I plan on doing this soon.

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17 hours ago, A + J said:

I didn’tknow that. We completed the biometrics in August. Can you tell me the process to expedite?? I will definitely want to do this. Thanks 

you have to have a written  job offer and it is no guarantee. it can HELP but there is no promise, and the amount of time for it to be approved can vary widely.


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On 12/14/2018 at 5:17 PM, A + J said:

Hello everyone, I'm just wondering if anyone else's employment authorization is taking as long as mind. I know the USCIS processing page says 4-6 months, but there are so many cases that have been approved which were filed after ours. Our receipt data was 7/16/18. 

I'm getting pretty nervous over here.....

My receipt date is June 21, 2018 and I'm STILL waiting for the combo card! Crazy thing is that on Oct 5th I got a letter stating my EAD and AP were approved AND I also received my SSN in the mail, but still no combo card. This is so frustrating.

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Back on 2015, I remember that you should receive EAD within 90 days after the biometric appointment. Due to the number of applicants in these days, You should wait up to 6 months as it is stated in their processing page. If the 6 months pass without receiving it,  you should contact them to know what’s going on. 

Currently, most of applications take longer time to process. 

 

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