EAD Articles

  • work permit renewal

    Work Permit (I-765) Renewal

    Published on July 08, 2020

    Entering the United States with a visa does not necessarily guarantee you the right to work. For many nonimmigrant visas (such as the H-4 visa), you will need to get a work permit to be able to be employed in the country. Your journey to getting permission to be employed in the U.S. begins by…

  • EAD Card vs Green Card

    EAD Card vs Green Card | Similarities and Differences

    Published on June 12, 2020

    When individuals contemplate immigrating to the United States, their first thought usually sways towards a green card. While this may be the ultimate goal, there are other options available that would allow you to work in the United States until a green card is issued. Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) are granted when an individual has…

  • Unauthorized Employment

    Will the USCIS Know About Unauthorized Employment?

    Published on March 17, 2020

    One of the most explicit immigration laws in the United States is the government’s stance against unauthorized employment. It is a violation of the country’s immigration and labor laws, which can attract heavy punishments. According to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), unauthorized employment is any labor or service performed for an employer…

  • H4 EAD FAQ

    H4 Visa EAD FAQs | Common H4 EAD Questions Answered

    Published on March 15, 2020

    On May 26, 2015, the USCIS began accepting applications for H-4 dependent spouses to obtain employment authorization. This long-awaited change is a relief for the thousands of H-4 holders who will be eligible for the benefits of employment. We’ve received many questions regarding qualifications, documentation required, processing procedures and the EAD lawsuit. Below is our…

  • Can I Work While Waiting for a Marriage-Based Green Card

    Can I Work While Waiting For a Marriage-Based Green Card?

    Published on July 18, 2019

    There are two ways through which you may be eligible for a marriage-based green card. One is by being the spouse of a U.S. citizen, and the other is to marry a lawful permanent resident (LPR) in the U.S. In either case, your U.S. citizen or permanent resident spouse will have to sponsor your green…

  • I-140 EAD Rule

    I-140 EAD Rule: Latest News & Updates

    Published on April 11, 2019

    In 2015, the Department of Homeland Security made some amendments to the I-140 Employment Authorization that had been guiding the entering and hiring process of highly-skilled workers in the United States. The new rule was extremely beneficial to H-1B holders as their spouses, the H-4 holders, could now be hired as employees in the United…

  • EAD vs H-1B

    The Pros and Cons of the EAD and H-1B

    Published on January 31, 2018

    For many, whether it’s temporary or permanent, working in the U.S. is a goal that is highly sought-after. There are numerous ways to contribute to the American workforce, and the EAD and the H-1B are two such ways. Knowing how these two tools of immigration relate can be vital to your efforts to work in…