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Category: EAD

  •  540-Day Automatic Extension Rule Ends Today

     540-Day Automatic Extension Rule Ends Today

     540-Day Automatic Extension Rule Ends October 26, 2023 On May 3, 2022, USCIS announced a Temporary Final Rule (TFR) increasing the automatic extension period for certain Employment Authorization Document (EAD) renewal applications to up to 540 days. The TFR ends today, October 26, 2023. Eligible applicants who filed before October 26, 2023 will receive the 540-day extension.  Eligible applicants who…

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  • Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) Validity Extended to 5 Years

    Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) Validity Extended to 5 Years

    USCIS has updated guidance in the Policy Manual to increase the maximum validity period to 5 years for initial and renewal Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) for certain noncitizens who are employment authorized incident to status or circumstance, including those admitted as refugees, paroled as refugees, and granted asylum, as well as recipients of withholding of removal. EAD’s…

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  • Employment Authorization

    Employment Authorization

    Who Qualifies for a Work Permit in the United States? Only individuals with legal residency (green cards), U.S. citizenship, or specific types of work visas are eligible to work in the U.S. without obtaining an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) beforehand. Additionally, only a limited number of individuals will meet the criteria for obtaining a work…

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  • Employment Authorization Eligibility Category Codes

    Employment Authorization Eligibility Category Codes

    USCIS EAD CATEGORY CODES An Employment Authorization Document (EAD) also referred to as a “Work Permit” by some people, allows the person to legally work in the U.S., usually while their application with USCIS is pending adjudication. To get your EAD you must submit a Form I-765 to USCIS, which will ask you for your…

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  • ASYLUM EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION

    GETTING EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION (EAD) THROUGH ASYLUM AND THE 180 DAY ASYLUM CLOCK HOW DO I APPLY FOR EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION AFTER I HAVE APPLIED FOR ASYLUM? For instructions on how to apply for employment authorization after you have applied for asylum, visit the USCIS website at www.uscis.gov/i-765 to review the Form I-765, Application forEmployment Authorization, and…

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