Ukrainians who came to the US on U4U no longer have to wait for work permits: they are now issued along with parole

On November 21, the US State Department announced that Afghan refugees who received a parole and Ukrainians who came to America under the United for Ukraine (U4U) program will automatically receive the right to work and a social security number. They don't have to wait for work permits...

The US has accelerated the issuance of work permits for Ukrainians and some other immigrants: instead of ten months, they need to wait two or three

The federal government has issued a notice that heralds a potentially huge improvement for Ukrainians fleeing the war as the US intends to reduce the waiting time for work permits for Ukrainians and a number of other immigrants, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. “This is very good news,” said the 21-year-old…

In the United States, they reduced the cost and simplified the procedure for obtaining asylum

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has removed the requirement to provide biometric data when filing Form I-765 Application for Work Permit for asylum seekers. This is stated on the USCIS website. The fee for the services of receiving biometric data will also not be charged when ...

USCIS Automatically Renews Work Permits for Immigrants

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a temporary rule that extends the automatic renewal period for work permits and Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) to 540 days. This time extension will take effect on May 4, 2022…

The United States will accelerate the issuance of work permits for medical workers

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has introduced an Expedited Application Process for Work Permits (EAD). This new step will benefit certain categories of EAD holders. Writes about this American Bazaar Online. The Office announced that it will expeditiously process EAD for ...

International students in the USA can now apply for a work permit online

US Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that F-1 students seeking Additional Internship (OPT) can now submit Form I-765 “Application for Employment Authorization” online, subject to certain conditions. This is possible if they submit documents in one of the following categories: ...

US authorities will restrict the issuance of work permits for some immigrants

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced a proposed rule that will restrict the granting of discretionary work permits to aliens who have received a final expulsion order and are temporarily released from DHS custody by order of supervision (OSUP), according to the USCIS website ...

USA to revoke work permits for international students

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said more than 1100 OPT work permits will either be withdrawn or not renewed for the next several months. The details were told by Politico. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) sent 700 letters ...

Trump administration tightens immigrant work permit rules

On August 19, the Trump administration issued new guidance tightening rules for granting discretionary work permits to immigrants who are temporarily allowed to enter the United States for "urgent humanitarian reasons or due to significant public interest" under the Immigration Act and ...

Spouses of visa holders H-1B banned from working in the US

After nearly two years of waiting, the United States has set in motion changes to revoke US work permits for the wives and husbands of H-1B visa holders. The spouses of some H-1B visa holders who received permission to work in the States under the Obama-era regulations ...

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