Effective November 12, 2021, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) automatically extended work authorization for L-2 nonimmigrants who are the dependent spouses of L-1 nonimmigrants, and E nonimmigrants who are the dependent spouses of E-1, E-2, and E-3 nonimmigrants. USCIS also automatically extended work authorization for certain H-4 nonimmigrants who are dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants.
Such individuals may receive automatic extensions of their employment authorization documents.
- "New Requirements Affecting Form I-9 Completion for Certain Employees," USCIS, Nov. 17, 2021, https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/covid-19-form-i-9-related-news/new-requirements-affecting-form-i-9-completion-for-certain-employees
- "Automatic Extensions Based on a Timely Filed Application to Renew Employment Authorization and/or Employment Authorization Document," Handbook for Employers, Nov. 16, 2021, USCIS, https://bit.ly/3FwnW6k
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