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Guidance on employment authorization for E and L non-immigrant spouses.

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 citizen spouses may use as evidence of employment authorization based on their citizen 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 citizen 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,
The notice, along with an unexpired Form I-94 will serve as evidence of employment authorization.

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