Category: Employment

Here's some crucial information regarding Employment Authorization Documents commonly called work permits.

EAD – Employment Authorization Card

An Employment Authorization Document is given to those immigrants who are legally eligible to work in the United States while in the country. Some of...

/ July 30, 2018
The employment authorization document is the paperwork needed to work legally in the United States.

Employment Authorization Card: Quick Facts

The ability to work legally in the United States is a great benefit to immigrants legally in the country. To do that, certain immigrants who...

/ July 17, 2018
California senators feinstein and Harris are asking the USCIS and DHS to waive fees for CA fire victims who need new green cards and EADs.

CA Senators Ask USCIS to Give Fire Victims a Break on Fees

WASHINGTON – Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris (both D-CA) have sent a letter to both the Department of Homeland Security and the united States...

/ November 17, 2017
New changes to I-765, EAD

New changes to I-765, EAD

The USCIS is no longer accepting initial or renewal applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, including the I-765 EAD application. In...

/ October 9, 2017
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Where Do I Find My Alien Registration Number

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) assigns an Alien Registration Number to every immigrant. This important number is required on immigration paperwork and...

/ September 22, 2017
How to Apply for an Employment Authorization Card

How to Apply for an Employment Authorization Card

Foreign nationals who are temporarily living in the U.S. can ask for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD or work permit) by filing Form I-765, Application...

/ June 8, 2017
Extension for STEM OPT

The New 24-Month STEM OPT Extension

If you’re an F-1 visa holder — academic student — with a listed degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM), you can apply for...

/ January 30, 2017
Work Permit OPT Students

Making The Most Of Your Allowed OPT Time: How Academic Students Maximize Work Permits

Students file Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, to apply for, renew, or replace an Employment Authorization Document (EAD), a work permit. F-1 visa holders...

/ January 27, 2017
Labor Certification And Change Jobs

How To Change Jobs After Your Labor Certification Is Filed

If you have an H-1B visa to work in a specialized field like science, technology, engineering, or math and your employer is applying to be...

/ January 23, 2017
Changes To Work Permit Rules

Work Permit Renewal Rules for Foreign Workers are Changing

Do you have a work permit (EAD) that you’re planning to renew? You might benefit from a new rule that gives you temporary work authorization...

/ January 16, 2017
Prove EAD while application pending

Tips for Proving Work Authorization Under The New EAD Rules

Under a new rule that goes into effect January 17, 2017, applicants in certain eligibility categories applying to renew an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) can...

/ January 16, 2017
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How To Get A Job In The US After Graduating From A US College

You’re a foreign student who studied hard at a U.S. college, and now you want to work in your field of study in the U.S....

/ January 13, 2017
Home Residence Requirement

Determine If You’re Subject To The 2-year Home Residence Requirement

The U.S. exchange visitor immigration program helps the U.S. and the visitor’s home country exchange culture. Before an exchange visitor can get a Green Card,...

/ January 9, 2017
Green Card Pending Work Permit

EAD While Applying For Green Card

If you’re not a U.S. citizen and you don’t have a green card, you can work in the U.S. if USCIS gives you permission and...

/ January 6, 2017
Work Permit for Asylees

How To Get A Work Permit For Asylum Applicants

Individuals who come to the U.S. for protection from persecution in their home country because of their race, religion, nationality, membership in certain social groups,...

/ January 4, 2017
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Applying for Employment Authorization

If you are living in the United States as a temporary resident and want to start working, you must file for employment authorization. Errors in...

/ May 10, 2016
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How to Work or Travel While Green Card Application Is Pending

Individuals who want to work and reside permanently in the U.S. may file Form I-485 to file for a green card. The green card allows you...

/ February 26, 2016
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How to Renew an Employment Authorization Document or Work Permit

If you have an Employment Authorization Document – also known as a work permit – it’s important to make sure it’s always valid. You can...

/ October 27, 2015
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How to Renew an Employment Authorization Document

Some temporary visitors to the United States are allowed to work while they visit, but only if they have an up-to-date Employment Authorization Document (EAD)....

/ September 17, 2015