I am about to file my I-485 and apply for an EAD. Will I get my green card at the same time as the EAD?


No, the EAD will almost certainly be issued first. I-485 applications can easily take a year or more to process; and, if your final action date is not current, the wait time might be years.

Once you get your green card, you no longer need an EAD. The green card itself provides unrestricted work authorization. (05.Nov.2020)

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