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Categories allowed for automatic extension of 180 days for EAD

September 2, 2021

  • (a)(3) Refugee;
  • (a)(5) Asylee;
  • (a)(7) N-8 or N-9;
  • (a)(8) Citizen of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, or Palau;
  • (a)(10) Withholding of Deportation or Removal Granted;
  • (a)(12) Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Granted;
  • (c)(8) Asylum Application Pending;
  • (c)(9) Pending Adjustment of Status under section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act;
  • (c)(10) Suspension of Deportation Applicants (filed before April 1, 1997), Cancellation of Removal Applicants, and Special Rule Cancellation of Removal Applicants under NACARA;
  • (c)(16) Creation of record (Adjustment based on continuous residence since January 1, 1972);
  • (c)(19) Pending initial application for TPS where USCIS determines applicant is prima facie eligible for TPS and can receive an EAD as a “temporary treatment benefit”;
  • (c)(20) Section 210 Legalization (pending Form I-700);
  • (c)(22) Section 245A Legalization (pending Form I-687);
  • (c)(24) LIFE Legalization; and
  • (c)(31) VAWA Self-Petitioners.