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When and what is required to Apply for ID after arrival?

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You probably have to apply for a state ID first which will require a social security number depending on the state.  My wife had a Filipino and Mexican drivers license and everyone seemed to accept those in the meantime.   Once she has a state ID and EAD I think she can also get a TWIC.


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9 minutes ago, Paul & Mary said:

You probably have to apply for a state ID first which will require a social security number depending on the state.  My wife had a Filipino and Mexican drivers license and everyone seemed to accept those in the meantime.   Once she has a state ID and EAD I think she can also get a TWIC.

Oh ok. Then the social security number can only come after the AOS right. Shucks. That means i have to wait before getting back on the road. Thanks alot though

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2 minutes ago, Grantman1987 said:

Oh ok. Then the social security number can only come after the AOS right. Shucks. That means i have to wait before getting back on the road. Thanks alot though

No you can apply for the ssn before you get married. Usually SSA says to wait two weeks.

 

She should be able to ride with you with her passport?


March 2, 2018  Married In Hong Kong

April 30, 2018  Mary moves from the Philippines to Mexico, Husband has MX Permanent Residency

June 13, 2018 Mary receives Mexican Residency Card

June 15, 2018  I-130 DCF Appointment in Juarez  -  June 18, 2018  Approval E-Mail

August 2, 2018 Case Complete At Consulate

September 25, 2018 Interview in CDJ and Approved!

October 7, 2018 In the USA

October 27, 2018 Green Card received 

October 29, 2018 Applied for Social Security Card - November 5, 2018 Social Security Card received

November 6th, 2018 State ID Card Received, Applied for Global Entry - Feb 8,2019 Approved.

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2 hours ago, Grantman1987 said:

I will be truck driving when my fiance arrives from Philippines. My plan is to bring her on the truck with me. But first she must have her ID. Can we apply for her ID as soon as she arrives or do we have to have the wedding first? Thanks.

Have her go to the LTO office in her area and get a Philippines Drivers Licenses.  Money talks at the LTO and whom you know

 


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2 hours ago, Grantman1987 said:

I will be truck driving when my fiance arrives from Philippines. My plan is to bring her on the truck with me. But first she must have her ID. Can we apply for her ID as soon as she arrives or do we have to have the wedding first? Thanks.

What kind of ID does she need?


YMMV

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3 hours ago, Grantman1987 said:

I will be truck driving when my fiance arrives from Philippines. My plan is to bring her on the truck with me. But first she must have her ID. Can we apply for her ID as soon as she arrives or do we have to have the wedding first? Thanks.

The 2nd business day she arrives, print out I-94 record yourself, then apply for SSN. Check the box on the form there "Alien, allowed to work" What state will you be applying for ID in?  You will need SSN. 

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1 hour ago, little immigrant said:

Really? Even though she doesn't have the EAD yet? 

Yes. There was a long discussion about it recently. What that checkbox means is that K-1 allows work (with EAD) under category of (a)(6) of form I-765. Now, nobody ever files under that category, but the fact that it is legally allowed permits K-1 beneficiary apply for SSN right away, before marriage. 

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On 5/28/2019 at 4:01 PM, Grantman1987 said:

I will be truck driving when my fiance arrives from Philippines. My plan is to bring her on the truck with me. But first she must have her ID. Can we apply for her ID as soon as she arrives or do we have to have the wedding first? Thanks.

I suggest applying for the ID asap.  Here in California, they wanted 60 days left on my wife's I-94.  While technically doable, it requires everything to be done just about as quickly as possible.

We were not that quick.  D0h!


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