Indian immigrants pleased as US stretches renewing outdated work permits deadline by 1.5 years

The 180-day extension duration will automatically be stretched to 540 days from the present Employment Authorisation Cards’ (EAD) expiration date.

Indian immigrants pleased as US stretches renewing outdated work permits deadline by 1.5 years
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The Biden administration has decided to give an automatic extension to recently expired or soon-to-expire working visas for up to a year and a half for certain immigrants.

The Department of Homeland Security announced the change on Tuesday, and it is expected to help thousands of Indian immigrants.