FAQs on Changes to the Employment Authorization Rules for Asylum Seekers

Last Updated

July 6, 2020

FAQs on the administration's issued two new rules: Removal of 30-Day Processing Provision for Asylum Applicant-Related Form I-765 Employment Authorization Applications and Asylum Application, Interview, and Employment Authorization for Applicants. These rules will change the eligibility criteria and adjudication timeline for employment authorization documents (EADs) based on a pending asylum application.