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USCIS Issues Revised Employment Authorization Document

As of May 11, 2010, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS ” ) has revised the Employment Authorization Document (“EAD”), to add a machine-readable zone to the back of the card. This update is part of the USCIS’ ongoing efforts to prevent immigration fraud. The machine-readable zone is compliant with International Civil Aviation Organization standards. In addition , USCIS removed the two dimensional bar code on the back of the card, and moved the information box of text just beneath the magnetic stripe on the card. Here is a sample of the new EAD card:

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