The Work and Family Mobility Act will help Thousands of Immigrants Seek Their Driver’s License

Effective on July 1st, In Massachusetts, eligible residents can apply for their learner's permit and road test regardless of their immigration status so they can have their driver's license.

It is a criminal offense to drive without a valid license in Massachusetts, and the consequences can be getting your car towed, facing fines, and sometimes even going to jail.

Relief for Those in Employment Visa Backlog

USCIS added a policy update that expands the eligibility criteria for employment authorization documents revolving on compelling circumstances. If you've been experiencing delays on your green card due to visa backlogs, you may qualify for an EAD.

The requirements required to be eligible are to have an approved Form 1-140 (Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker), and have a nonimmigrant status like H-1B, H-1B1, E-3, O-1, or L-1. Applicants must also provide biometrics, have a clean record, and have not previously filed an Adjustment of Status application.