West Haven, CT asked in Immigration Law for Connecticut

Q: EAD with pending asylum in court.

came here on b1 b2 lived here for 5 years overstayed my visa . I was pick up by ice and was released on bond . I filled Asylum in court with judge and I have individual hearing in 2020 November. I was just wondering do I have a right to obtain EAD? It’s been 186 days elapsed on my application excludes delays. Please let me know if I have the right and I’m eligible for work permit .and how long does it take to get it after filling ! Thanks


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Kelli Y. Allen
Kelli Y. Allen
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Charlotte, NC

A: You should consult an immigration attorney to calculate the number of days on the asylum clock. Sometimes the clock is stopped without you being aware of it. If you truly have over 180 days, you are eligible to file for employment authorization.

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