Can a work authorization card (EAD) holder start a new job after their EAD expires but within the 180-day extension of work authorization while their I-765 is pending?
QUESTION: I am in L-1A visa status and applied for extension. We also applied for an extension of my wife’s L-2 visa status and her work authorization (EAD). Her EAD … Continue reading →
DHS extends Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El Salvador through March 9, 2018
DHS has extended eligibility for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for national of El Salvador for an additional 18 months through March 9, 2018. Nationals of El Salvador who currently have TPS status … Continue reading →
Info on updates to the STEM OPT Rule
The Department of Homeland Security has issued updates to the regulations on extensions of Optional Practical Training (OPT) for foreign nationals on student visas with STEM degrees. The new rules … Continue reading →
How long will it take to receive my work authorization card?
QUESTION: I have filed my I-485 green card application, along with an application for work authorization. I was fingerprinted by immigration last week. How long will it take to receive … Continue reading →
Additional update on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Guidelines
This update post is a little overdue, but I have been pretty busy in the past few days assisting client with the applications for consideration for Deferred Action for Childhood … Continue reading →
New Guidelines on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
DHS has issued some additional information on the requirements and process for Deferred Action for undocumented youth (DREAMers), which they are officially calling Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). I … Continue reading →