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Visitors Living in the U.S.

Xổ số miền bắc 2Know about your duration of stay, the documents you need when returning back to the U.S. from abroad and how to get a work authorization card.

stamped in your passport when you arrived shows how long you can stay in the U.S. If the notation is:

  • A specific date - you can stay in the United States until that date.
  • "Duration of Status" (or "D/S") - you can stay as long as you meet the conditions of your visa.

Xổ số miền bắc 2Do not confuse the notation with the .

Extend Your Stay

If you need to stay in the U.S. longer, request an  well before Xổ số miền bắc 2your visa expires. An "overstay" can result in a denial of a future visa.

Xổ số miền bắc 2 (EAD) work permit, which can be issued to certain nonimmigrant visa holders. You will need the actual physical EAD card before you can start working. The card is your proof to an employer that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

Learn more about the , review the instructions and filing fee, and apply to get your EAD card.

In most cases, an EAD work permit is good for one year. If you are approved, your EAD card will be mailed to you or you may be required to visit a to pick it up.

to return to the U.S. after traveling abroad if:

  • You are a foreign citizen living in the U.S. or

  • Xổ số miền bắc 2You have a Permanent Resident Card (Green Card)

These necessary documents should be obtained before your trip. You can get them from .

Permanent and Conditional Residents

  • Xổ số miền bắc 2If you’re absent from the U.S. for one year or longer:

    • Apply for a re-entry permit using .

      • Xổ số miền bắc 2For permanent residents, the re-entry permit is valid for two years from the date of issue.

      • Xổ số miền bắc 2For , it is valid for up to two years.

  • Xổ số miền bắc 2If you’re absent from the U.S. for less than one year:

    • No additional document is required.

    • Xổ số miền bắc 2Show your upon your return.

All Other Foreign Citizens Living in the U.S.

  • Xổ số miền bắc 2Contact USCIS and your country's embassy or consulate for all document requirements.

Note: If you need a travel document, but left the U.S. without obtaining one, contact for assistance:

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Xổ số miền bắc 2Last Updated: October 2, 2020