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Hi,

 

Can i work legally two full time jobs at the same time on w2? Both employers are different and their timing and days are different. Coming to new country i need to hustle for my family. Please advice, is it legally ok to work for two full time jobs? 

 

Thanks

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You can work as many full time jobs as you want, or are able to. Each employer will give you a W-2 at the end of the year with what you made at each employer, and you file your taxes on the total income. At one time I had 3 jobs at the same time and other than getting the schedules to work, I could work as much as I wanted.

 

Edit: I guess I should add depending on what visa you are coming on will let you know if you can legally work when you get here. As long as you are legally allowed to work based on your status, you can work as many jobs as you want.

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Not sure what you mean by "on w2". W-2 is a form an employer provides for tax purposes. It has nothing to do with work authorization.

What is your current immigraiton status? US citizen? LPR? Other visa?

 

If you are a USC or LPR, you can work as many jobs as you want (so long as your employer permits it (I have had an employer who prohibited alternate jobs due to past issues with performance as a result).


Timelines:

ROC:

Spoiler

7/27/20: Sent forms to Dallas lockbox, 7/30/20: Received by USCIS, 8/10 NOA1 electronic notification received, 8/1/ NOA1 hard copy received

AOS:

Spoiler

AOS (I-485 + I-131 + I-765):

9/25/17: sent forms to Chicago, 9/27/17: received by USCIS, 10/4/17: NOA1 electronic notification received, 10/10/17: NOA1 hard copy received. Social Security card being issued in married name (3rd attempt!)

10/14/17: Biometrics appointment notice received, 10/25/17: Biometrics

1/2/18: EAD + AP approved (no website update), 1/5/18: EAD + AP mailed, 1/8/18: EAD + AP approval notice hardcopies received, 1/10/18: EAD + AP received

9/5/18: Interview scheduled notice, 10/17/18: Interview

10/24/18: Green card produced notice, 10/25/18: Formal approval, 10/31/18: Green card received

K-1:

Spoiler

I-129F

12/1/16: sent, 12/14/16: NOA1 hard copy received, 3/10/17: RFE (IMB verification), 3/22/17: RFE response received

3/24/17: Approved! , 3/30/17: NOA2 hard copy received

 

NVC

4/6/2017: Received, 4/12/2017: Sent to Riyadh embassy, 4/16/2017: Case received at Riyadh embassy, 4/21/2017: Request case transfer to Manila, approved 4/24/2017

 

K-1

5/1/2017: Case received by Manila (1 week embassy transfer??? Lucky~)

7/13/2017: Interview: APPROVED!!!

7/19/2017: Visa in hand

8/15/2017: POE

 

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Then no issue legally.


Timelines:

ROC:

Spoiler

7/27/20: Sent forms to Dallas lockbox, 7/30/20: Received by USCIS, 8/10 NOA1 electronic notification received, 8/1/ NOA1 hard copy received

AOS:

Spoiler

AOS (I-485 + I-131 + I-765):

9/25/17: sent forms to Chicago, 9/27/17: received by USCIS, 10/4/17: NOA1 electronic notification received, 10/10/17: NOA1 hard copy received. Social Security card being issued in married name (3rd attempt!)

10/14/17: Biometrics appointment notice received, 10/25/17: Biometrics

1/2/18: EAD + AP approved (no website update), 1/5/18: EAD + AP mailed, 1/8/18: EAD + AP approval notice hardcopies received, 1/10/18: EAD + AP received

9/5/18: Interview scheduled notice, 10/17/18: Interview

10/24/18: Green card produced notice, 10/25/18: Formal approval, 10/31/18: Green card received

K-1:

Spoiler

I-129F

12/1/16: sent, 12/14/16: NOA1 hard copy received, 3/10/17: RFE (IMB verification), 3/22/17: RFE response received

3/24/17: Approved! , 3/30/17: NOA2 hard copy received

 

NVC

4/6/2017: Received, 4/12/2017: Sent to Riyadh embassy, 4/16/2017: Case received at Riyadh embassy, 4/21/2017: Request case transfer to Manila, approved 4/24/2017

 

K-1

5/1/2017: Case received by Manila (1 week embassy transfer??? Lucky~)

7/13/2017: Interview: APPROVED!!!

7/19/2017: Visa in hand

8/15/2017: POE

 

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Filed: IR-5 Timeline
On 5/5/2020 at 11:46 PM, aslam khan said:

Hi,

 

Can i work legally two full time jobs at the same time on w2? Both employers are different and their timing and days are different. Coming to new country i need to hustle for my family. Please advice, is it legally ok to work for two full time jobs? 

 

Thanks

Yes, definitely you can have multiple jobs. It might not be bad idea to enhance you educational qualification further even if you take a single class at a time so you don’t have to have multiple jobs.


04/21/20: IR-5 Submitted Online 

04/21/20: NOA1 Issued online

04/27/20: NOA1 Received via postal mail from Texas Service Center

04/27/20: Touched

04/28/20: Case Transferred to California Service Center

05/14/20: Touched 

05/15/20: Touched 

07/01/20: Touched

07/06/20: Touched 

07/06/20: RFE Issued (not available online)

07/16/20: RFE Received in Mail

07/20/20: DNA Done in USA

08/09/20: RFE Partial Response Submitted Online

08/26/20: RFE Partial Response Submitted via mail

09/01/20: Touched

10/28/21: DNA test results Received by USCIS

11/12/21: NOA2

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On 5/9/2020 at 4:15 AM, onek said:

Yes, definitely you can have multiple jobs. It might not be bad idea to enhance you educational qualification further even if you take a single class at a time so you don’t have to have multiple jobs.

This makes no sense. I know many RN whom work 2 jobs at different hospitals.  They do their Full time gig which is three 12 hour shifts, then they will usually work one or two days at another hospital where they don't get benefits like vacation or health insurance but get paid about 150% more than full time employees there.

 

Look at firemen as well, most of them have side jobs or business they run as well. 

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