Newark, NJ asked in Immigration Law for New Jersey

Q: Work authorization?

I did my credible fear interview on 8/14/2014 which was positive for credible fear, I was released upon a bond granted to me by an immigration judge. I was released on October, 18. I'm wating for my first hearing which has no date yet, the only hearing I had until this moment was a bond hearing, it is possible for me in this case ask for a work authorization since the process is talking so long?

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Dawn Chere Sequeira

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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Bethesda, MD

A: You can apply if your I-589 has been pending for over 150 days. You can check the asylum clock by calling the EOIR hotline.

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