Offices in: Chicago, Illinois and Washington, D.C.
(312) 783-9005

Automatic EAD Extensions

Your Go-To Immigration Resource

According to Final Ruling of “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Non-immigrant Workers” automatic extensions of the validity periods of certain Employment Authorization Documents (Form I-766) will be allowed for up to 180 days for individuals who:

• Timely filed to renew an Employment Authorization Document (EAD);

• Are applying to renew an EAD in the same category as the previous EAD (A12 and C19 are considered the same category for this extension); and

• Are in a category that is eligible for the extension.

EAD applications filed under the same category before 1/17/17 are eligible for the 180-day extension.

Read More: Here

©Scott Global Migration Law Group, 2017