In the US In the USA, the Employment Authorization Document (EAD) is commonly known as a work permit. This work permit is issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) and allows permit holders to work legally in the US. UU. For any employer. Some “temporary” non-US residents. UU. You can submit Form I-765: Employment Authorization to request an EAD. Depending on the immigration status of the foreign citizen, the work permit is granted for a particular period.
The holder of a valid EAD is authorized to work freely in the USA. UU. without your employer having to file a “petition for a nonimmigrant worker”. Currently, the USCIS issues the EAD in the form of a plastic card the size of a standard credit card equipped with several security features. The EAD card contains basic information about non-residents such as name, sex, date of birth, country of birth, category of immigrant and photograph. The card number, “foreigner” registration number (also called “number A”), restrictive terms and conditions, and validity dates complete the list of information.
Who can request an employment authorization?
Only those immigrants who fall into the broad categories are eligible to request an Employment Authorization Document. The specific categories for which an EAD would be necessary are asylum seekers and asylum seekers; students seeking specific types of employment; refugees; applicants seeking to adjust the condition to that of permanent resident ; fiancees and spouses of US citizens; persons who are under a condition of temporary protection or who request it; dependents of foreign government officials; spouse or minor child with a J-2 visa from an exchange visitor; spouse of a trader by treaty or investor with an E-1 / E-2 visa and spouse of an intra-corporate transfer L-1.
The USCIS issues Employment Authorization Documents for people in the following categories:
EAD: This document proves that you have permission to work in the US. UU.
EAD Renewal: Individuals wishing to renew their EAD cannot submit the form 120 days prior to the expiration of the current employment authorization.
EAD Replacement: You can request an EAD replacement to replace a lost, stolen or damaged EAD. You can also request an EAD replacement to replace an EAD that was issued with incorrect information, such as a misspelled name.
Application for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD)
The applicant who submits Form I-765: Employment Authorization must mail it to the USCIS Regional Service Center serving in their area. The provision for electronic submission of the form is available on the Government website.
When the USCIS does not make a decision on a Form I-765 submitted correctly, it will grant a provisional Employment Authorization Document for a maximum period of 240 days. The provisional EAD will be subject to the conditions mentioned in the document.