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As students from around the world settle into U.S. college campuses for the 2023/2024 academic year, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) offers a reminder about the timeline to produce

Continue Reading Stakeholder Reminder: CIS Ombudsman’s Office Reiterates Anticipated Timelines for F-1 EADs Post-Adjudication

On Oct. 26, 2023, the temporary increase—up to 540 days—to the automatic extension period for employment authorization and employment authorization documents (EADs) for certain EAD renewal applicants will expire.

The

Continue Reading USCIS Announces End Date of Temporary Increase for Select Automatic Employment Authorization Card Extensions

On June 14, 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released its policy guidance on the eligibility criteria for initial and renewal applications for employment authorization documents in compelling circumstances

Continue Reading USCIS Provides Guidance on Employment Authorization Documents Based on Compelling Circumstances

The American Immigration Lawyer’s Association (AILA), through its Verification and Documentation Liaison Committee (“Verification Committee”) recently issued an FAQ compiling updated information related to employment verification (I-9) compliance requirements during

Continue Reading Available Options for Completing Form I-9 in Remote-Work Scenarios

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

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

On Oct. 12, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security announced a new migration process for Venezuelan nationals. Eligible Venezuelan nationals and their immediate family members may request advance authorization for

Continue Reading DHS announces new Parole Process for Venezuelan Citizens

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