Employment Authorization & Work Permits (Form I-765)

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Do I need to complete Form I-765WS?

Certain applicants for employment authorization document file Form I-765WS along with Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization. Form I-765 is worksheet to explain economic need.

What is an I-94 arrival/departure record?

The I-94 Arrival/Departure Record, also known as Form I-94, confirms that a foreign visitor has been lawfully admitted (or paroled) into the United States. It also includes information about the visitor's visa status and permitted duration of stay.

What is “Status at Last Entry” on Form I-765?

Your Status at Last Entry is the visa category you held when you last entered the U.S. and were admitted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The visa category describes the basis that you were admitted into the United States.

Where can I find my Alien Registration Number?

Also known as an A-Number, your Alien Registration Number is an 8 or 9 digit number that can be found on a variety of documents from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) or the former INS.