Philadelphia, PA asked in Immigration Law for Maryland

Q: I opened a U Visa case in front of USCIS and they sent to me notice of action I-797, I want now to have EAD

I read the instructions to fill form l-765 ( form I-765 instructions) to have EAD, they said that in my case (U VISA),I don't need to fill this form and USCIS will send it to me, is that true or I must fill the form I-765 EAD (Work Permit) to have my first work permit, 2nd in my case (U Visa) if I had to fill the EAD I-765 Form, what time is supposed to send to them after I received the notice of action l_797 Form

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

A: You are not eligible for an EAD until 1) your U-visa case is approved and you receive U-visa status or 2) you are found eligible for a U-visa and are granted deferred action status while waiting for a U-visa number to become available.

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