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Unemployment Benefits Status Pending Determination

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Hello,

I have a question regarding unemployment ( decreased hours at work): Our office manager submitted all our documents but when I went to the GA Department of Labor website to check my status I get the notification that my eligibility is pending determination. Is this normal? Are they still processing the request? Does USCIS have to verify my status here in the US?

Our office manager told us we all got approved for unemployment and all my documents to prove that I'm a permanent resident were accepted. I'm confused.

 

Please move this to the right category if this is the wrong one.


ROC Timeline

08/16/19: sent I-751 packet to USCIS Lockbox in Dallas

08/19/19: packet received by USCIS

08/21/19: received text message with case number ( Texas Service Center)

08/23/19: check got chashed

08/26/19: received extension letter in the mail

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I have the exact situation, I also live in Georgia, and I have done research on this.  In the state of Georgia, unemployment claims of non-citizens must be properly vetted through a series of extra (time-consuming) verification(s) to confirm public funds are not paid to unintended recipients. You can find your answer here: (https://dol.georgia.gov/regular-unemployment-insurance-ui) and look at the section entitled, "Affidavit to Verify Lawful Presence in the U.S."  If the Georgia Department of Labor cannot verify lawful presence, they will contact you, as indicated on their website.

 

As a side note, the delay of unemployment benefits in Georgia is not limited to non-citizens.  I have many friends and co-workers who are U.S. citizens who have pending decisions as well as fully approved claims that have not yet been paid by the state of Georgia.  It's just a result of the backlog due to the overwhelmed system.  As a long-time resident of Georgia, I have full confidence that claims will be properly approved and employment claims will be paid retroactively once approval is given.

 

 

 

 

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