Q: Would it be a problem to give my ssn to my employer for 2 yrs even though i overstay?
I overstay here in us. But i still have a job for 2yrs and i always get pay cash. And now my employer asked me for my ssn which i have.is it gonna be a problem if i give them my ssn?
A: An immigration lawyer should answer that question.
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A: If your Social Security number is indeed your own number, there is nothing fraudulent about providing it to an employer, however if you are not currently authorized to work (which may be the case if the SSN was issued pursuant to a now-expired work visa), you could be denied immigration benefits or even criminally prosecuted for working without valid authorization. If you fill out a form I-9 and make a false claim to U.S. citizenship you could face a lifetime ban from the U.S. with no waiver available. You should also never falsely claim your immigration status to an employer as you could be prosecuted for fraud. You should consult with a qualified immigration lawyer to determine whether there is a path to legalization available for you.
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