FAQs: Employment Insurance (EI)
Employment Insurance (EI)
Website: EI – Workers and residents outside of Canada - Overview
When moving outside of Canada, spouses or dependents may be covered by Canada’s EI system. You willl need to obtain an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) and SSN, to be eligible for EI, as you need to show proof that you are able and willing to work in the U.S.