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USCIS Increases Validity of Work Permits to Two Years for Asylum Applicants

On Behalf of | Nov 2, 2016 | Immigration

USCIS Increases Validity of Work Permits to Two Years for Asylum Applicants

https://www.uscis.gov/news/alerts/uscis-increases-validity-work-permits-two-years-asylum-applicants

Effective October 5, 2016, USCIS has increased the validity period for initial or renewal Employment Authorization Documents for asylum applicants from one year to two years. Applicants with pending asylum claims file Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, under category (c)(8). This change applies to all (c)(8)-based applications that are pending as of October 5, 2016 and all such applications filed on or after October 5, 2016.

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