Atlanta, GA asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Immigration Law for Georgia

Q: I'm running a small business online and I'm looking to hire a helper. However my immigration status is pending I-485.

I already received an EAD. What should I proceed? Do I need an LLC? Can I hire someone (with my immigration status stated above)? Thank you!

1 Lawyer Answer
Adan Vega
Adan Vega
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX

A: The employment authorization document (EAD) issued to you by USCIS authorizes your lawful employment while you await the adjudication of the FORM I-485. You can register an LLC if you are able to fulfill all of the state requirements of the state where you intend to operate your business. You can also hire employees to assist you with your business operations. For additional and more personalized information I highly recommend that you contact an experienced attorney to assist you.

Good luck to you.

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