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U.S. Immigration: Extension of EAD Work Authorization

Innovations for immigrants and nonimmigrant visa spouses

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to which U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the U.S. immigration agency, reports, has enforced an innovation related to the U.S. general admission work permit, or EAD.

Effective May 4, 2022, through Oct. 15, 2025, the automatic renewal period for expiring EADs (Forms I-766 or EADs) will be increased to up to 540 days from the expiration date indicated on their EADs for applicants who have applied for employment authorization.

This action was taken by DHS to prevent EAD renewal applicants from losing their work authorization while their applications are still being processed.

Background and Validity of Work Authorization Extension

The background to the change is current delayed processing times for EAD applicants, including spouses of holders of approved nonimmigrant visas.

The automatic EAD extension applies to eligible applicants who filed a work authorization application on May 4, 2022, and to all eligible applicants who file an extension form within the 540-day period beginning on or after May 4, 2022.

Need help with your visa or work permit application? Feel free to contact us!

 

Sources:

https://www.dhs.gov/

Kan-Tor & Acco Client Alert 09 May 2022

 

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