Philadelphia, PA asked in Employment Law and Immigration Law for Pennsylvania

Q: My I-94 class of admission is DT, I came across the border. Am I eligible to file Form I-765?

My I-94 class of admission is DT, I came across the border. Am I eligible to file Form I-765 Application for Employment Authorization? What is my Eligibility category? Should I seek employment authorization under category (c)(11)? How soon can I file Form I-765 since I crossed the border?

1 Lawyer Answer
Caitlin  Costello
Caitlin Costello
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Philadelphia, PA

A: Generally, someone who is admitted as DT can file a form I-765 under (c)(11) as soon as they are admitted. However, if it is granted, it will only be valid for as long as the status is valid.

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