Employment Authorization Documents (EAD)

As a result of a class action lawsuit, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has entered into a settlement agreement to “bundle” an application to extend or change H-4 or L-2

Continue Reading USCIS Agrees to Bundle H-4, L-2, and EAD Applications Filed with Principal’s Petition

On Nov. 29, Kate Kalmykov, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Immigration & Compliance Practice, presented on a panel at the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s (AILA) Rome District Chapter –

Continue Reading Kate Kalmykov Presents at AILA RDC Fall Conference in Paris

Effective Nov. 21, 2022, USCIS announced that certain Afghan and Ukrainian beneficiaries paroled into the United States are employment authorized incident to parole. These beneficiaries do not need USCIS approval

Continue Reading Certain Ukrainian and Afghan Parolees Employment Authorized Incident to Parole

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a Temporary Final Rule (TFR) that increases the automatic extension period for employment authorization and Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) to up to 540
Continue Reading USCIS Announces Relief for Certain Applicants with Pending Work Authorization (EAD) Applications

Due to an immigration application backlog, which was worsened by the pandemic’s adverse effects on USCIS and the nearly four-month office closure of Application Support Centers (ASCs) and Field Offices,
Continue Reading Long Delays for Work Permits for L, H, and E Spouses Are Over

Due to an immigration application backlog, which was worsened by the pandemic’s adverse effects on USCIS and the nearly four-month office closure of Application Support Centers (ASCs) and Field Offices,
Continue Reading Long Delays for Work Permits for L-2 and H-4 Spouses Are Over

On July 16, the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Texas issued a permanent injunction against the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. However, the court temporarily
Continue Reading District Court Blocks Filing of New DACA Applications