Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Category: EAD

USCIS Extends Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians

On March 19, 2010, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) automatically extended employment authorization for Liberian nationals covered under Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) through September 30, 2010, following President Barack Obama’s announcement of his decision to extend DED through September 30, 2011, for qualified Liberians and those persons without nationality who last habitually resided in… Read More

USCIS Revises Permanent Residence Application, Changes Filing Locations

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on February 25, 2010, that it has posted a revised Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status (Form I-485) and changed the filing locations. Beginning February 25, 2010, most applicants must submit the I-485 to a USCIS Lockbox facility, depending on the eligibility category under which they… Read More

Interim EADs Issued to Salvadorans

USCIS announced that it will issue interim Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) to Salvadoran temporary protected status (TPS) beneficiaries who have not yet received a final action on their re-registration applications and whose re-registration applications have been pending for more than 90 days. Initially, the expiration date for Salvadoran EADs was March 9, 2009. USCIS automatically… Read More

USCIS Issues Work Authorization Application Version Reminder

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a reminder to use the correct version of the Application for Employment Authorization (Form I-765 Form/Instructions) dated 05/27/08. The edition date appears in the lower right hand corner of the form as “Form I-765 (Rev. 05/27/08) N.” Submission of an earlier version of the I-765 may result in… Read More

USCIS Extends Validity of EADs for Refugees

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that it is extending the validity of initial Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) for refugees to two years after arrival in the United States. Previous policy required renewal of the EAD after one year, except in certain adjustment cases that were expected to remain pending for more than… Read More