Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Category: EAD

USCIS Issues Work Authorization and Advance Parole on Single Card for Adjustment Applicants

On February 11, 2011, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is now issuing employment and travel authorization on a single card for certain applicants filing an Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status (Form I-485). USCIS said the new card “represents a significant improvement from the current practice of issuing paper… Read More

USCIS Tells TPS Re-Registrants From El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua That EADs May Be Late

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced that new employment authorization documents (EADs) for those from El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua who have successfully re-registered for temporary protected status (TPS) may not be issued until “early November 2010.” While awaiting their EADs, USCIS said they may provide their existing EAD as proof of employment authorization.… Read More

DHS Expands List of Dependents of Foreign Officials Eligible for Work Authorization

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule on August 10, 2010, amending its regulations governing the employment authorization for dependents of foreign officials classified as A-1, A-2, G-1, G-3, and G-4 nonimmigrants. The rule, effective August 9, 2010, expands the list of dependents eligible for employment authorization to include any individual who… Read More

USCIS Issues Guidance to Employers on Documentation of Work Authorization for TPS Beneficiaries

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued guidance on the documentation employers may accept and that temporary protected status (TPS) beneficiaries may present as evidence of employment eligibility.

USCIS Revises Employment Authorization Document

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on May 25, 2010, that it has revised the Employment Authorization Document (EAD) (Form I-766) to incorporate the addition of a machine-readable zone on the back of the card. USCIS began issuing the revised EADs on May 11, 2010. USCIS also removed the two-dimensional bar code on the… Read More