NewsFlash! USCIS Clarifies Eligibility for Automatic EAD Extension

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a fact sheet related to the automatic extension of certain employment authorization documents (EADs) pursuant to the recently implemented regulation on high-skilled workers. The fact sheet clarifies, “Employees with a timely filed EAD application that is still pending may qualify for the 180-day automatic extension, even if that application was filed prior to the effective date of this rule (Jan. 17, 2017).” More details on this regulation are available in the MurthyDotCom NewsBrief, Overview of Final Regulation for High Skilled Workers (23.Nov.2016).


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