USCIS provides guidance on employment authorization
USCIS announced it has updated guidance in its policy manual to address the documentation that certain E and L nonimmigrant spouses may use as evidence of employment authorization based on their nonimmigrant status.
On Nov. 12, 2021, USCIS issued a policy announcement to clarify that the agency will consider E and L spouses to be employment,
Authorized based on their valid E or L nonimmigrant status.
Since Nov. 2021 announcement, the Department of Homeland Security added new Class of Admission codes to distinguish between E and L spouses and children.
An E or L spouse age 21 or over who has an unexpired Form I-94 that USCIS issued before January 30, 2022, will be sent a notice.
The notice, along with an unexpired Form I-94 will serve as evidence of employment authorization.