Extension of current Hong Kong DED-related Employment Authorization Documents (EADs)

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is automatically extending through Feb. 5, 2025, current Hong Kong DED-related Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) with a “Card Expires” date of Feb. 5, 2023, and a “Category” of A-11. You may present this EAD as evidence of identity and employment authorization for your Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. …

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Memorandum on Extending and Expanding Eligibility for Deferred Enforced Departure for Certain Hong Kong Residents

January 26, 2023 – The United States supports the human rights and fundamental freedoms of the residents of Hong Kong. The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has continued to erode those rights and freedoms, and as such I am directing an extension and expansion of the deferral of removal of certain Hong Kong residents who …

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2024 Diversity Visa

The Immigration Act of 1990 established the Diversity Visa (DV) program, which makes up to 55,000 immigrant visas available through random selection. The program allows those from countries with low immigration rates to the United States; to enter for a chance to apply for a U.S. immigrant visa.

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Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate, on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to

Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)) provides for the automatic termination of a national emergency unless, within 90 days prior to the anniversary date of its declaration, the President publishes in the Federal Register and transmits to the Congress a notice stating that the emergency is to continue in effect beyond …

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Notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Hong Kong

July 11, 2022 – On July 14, 2020, by Executive Order 13936, the President declared a national emergency pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States constituted by the situation …

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