Our 7 yr old daughterUS citizen is autistic.Can we file EAD based on her permanent disability.Our current status is I-140 approved

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Our 7 yr old daughterUS citizen is autistic.Can we file EAD based on her permanent disability.Our current status is I-140 approved

Wondering if any of the recent USCIS policy updates will make us qualify to file EAD

Asked on July 23, 2016 under Immigration Law, Tennessee

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Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

What is your current nonimmigrant status?  Are you in H-1B? L-1?  Did your I-485 also get submitted?  You do not get to file EAD just because of your daughter's condition but you may be eligible for employment authorization on some other basis.


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