USCIS announced that effective Tuesday, December 28th, 2021, certain healthcare workers who have a pending Employment Authorization Document (EAD) renewal application (Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization) and whose EAD expires in 30 days or less or has already expired, can request expedited processing of their EAD application. Eligible Healthcare workers should call the USCIS Contact Center at 800-375-5283 (TTY 800-767-1833) to request this expedited processing.
To determine whether you are a qualifying healthcare worker, review the DHS advisory memorandum “Healthcare / Public Health” section, pages 7-9. Eligible Healthcare workers must provide evidence of their eligibility as a qualified Healthcare worker.
If you have questions about how this may impact your case, please contact SPS Immigration.