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Eligible Hong Kong Residents Could Apply for EADs and Journey Authorization
WASHINGTON— U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Companies (USCIS) in the present day issued a Federal Register discover with data on the right way to apply for employment authorization for eligible Hong Kong residents lined underneath the president’s Aug. 5 memorandum directing Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for 18 months, via Feb. 5, 2023.
DED for Hong Kong residents applies solely to sure eligible Hong Kong residents who have been current in the USA as of Aug. 5, 2021; who’ve constantly resided right here since that date; and who meet different eligibility standards described within the president’s memorandum. For functions of this DED coverage, Hong Kong residents are people of any nationality, or with out nationality, who’ve met the necessities and been issued a Hong Kong Particular Administrative Area (HKSAR) passport, a British Nationwide Abroad passport, a British Abroad Citizen passport, a Hong Kong Everlasting Identification Card, or an HKSAR Doc of Identification for Visa Functions.
There is no such thing as a utility for DED. Eligibility necessities for Hong Kong residents who’re lined underneath DED are primarily based on the phrases described within the president’s directive and any related implementing necessities established by the Division of Homeland Safety.
Eligible Hong Kong residents could apply for an Employment Authorization Doc by submitting a accomplished Type I-765, Software for Employment Authorization. Eligible Hong Kong residents lined by the president’s DED memorandum may obtain journey authorization. People should file Type I-131, Software for Journey Doc, for advance parole in the event that they want to journey primarily based on DED.
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