Employment Matters


1-765, Application for Employment Authorization

To be used by an Alien who temporarily stays in the U.S. This is to determine whether or not an applicant be granted an Employment Authorization Document. In short, the purpose is to find out if an alien is authorized to work therein. See instructions for more information.

I-907, Request for Premium Processing Service

This form can be used by an employer to request for premium processing service which guarantees faster processing service of certain eligible employment-based petitions and applications. These petitions and applications should be screened by the US Immigration and Citizenship Services for determining their eligibilities for premium processing service. For more information about the use of the premium processing service, please visit this. Instructions are also available at  this page.

I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification

This form is intended to check the identity and employment authorization of both citizens and non-citizens hired for employment in the United States by U.S. employers. Both of them must ensure proper completion of this form. For proper guidance, this link is of great help.

I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker

Any U.S. employer is allowed to petition U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for an alien worker to come to the USA as a permanent resident through an immigrant visa based on employment. Read the instructions to guide in completing the petition before completing this petition. Answer the questions asked in the petition accurately.

Request for Determination or Advisory

In this form, an examining office or agency (Office of the President Management or agency) is requested to determine whether an applicant is suitable for Federal employment subject to scrutiny based on factors set forth by them. If found unsuitable for Federal employment, many actions such as cancellation of eligibility, removal, debarment, and the like may apply. Likewise, this form is used to allow another bidder or applicant who has a preference eligibility to participate based upon conduct.

I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker

This form must be filed by an employer. The petitioner petitions U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for an alien beneficiary to come to the USA in a temporary basis. The beneficiary will perform services as labor, or to receive training as a nonimmigrant. The form consists of features such as (1) Basic petition; (2) Individual supplements relating to specific classifications; and (3) H-1B Data Collection and Filing Fee Exemption Supplement, these are required for H-1B and H-1B1 classifications only. The instructions consist of important parts such as (1) Petition Always Required; and (2) Petition Only Required for an Alien in the United States to Change Status or Extend Stay. Be guided accordingly by clicking here.

Employment Eligibility Verification

The anti-discrimination provision (§ 274B) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. § 1324b prohibits document abuse (unfair documentary practices during the employment eligibility verification, Form I-9). The employers are responsible for completing Form 1-9, Employer Eligibility Verification. They need to document verification of the employee’s identity and employment authorization. Each employee is either both citizen or non-citizen hired after November 6,1986. Emphasis is for the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, the reckoning date to consider those hired after November 27, 2011.