Work Authorization: Laws & Regulations for Non-US Citizens


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Which of the following is the name for a work permit in the US?

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1. Which of the following categories of people qualify for an EAD?

2. Which of the following is not a requirement for a foreign national receiving an EAD?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can assess your understanding of the steps to getting work authorization for non-US citizens with this quiz and worksheet combo. This resource reviews the different types of allowances and what they require.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet reviews what you know about:

  • The name for a work permit in the US
  • Who qualifies for a work permit
  • Requirements for a foreign national with a work permit
  • What the visa granted to visitors for business purposes is called in the US

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer a question about the type of people who qualify for a work permit
  • Information recall - see if you can remember the requirements for foreign nationals with a work permit
  • Interpreting information - verify that you read and were able to correctly interpret what the Immigration Reform and Control Act made it illegal for employers to do

Additional Learning

There is further detail about this topic in the provided lesson, Work Authorization: Laws & Regulations for Non-US Citizens. In this lesson, you'll take a deeper dive into:

  • The steps to getting a work permit
  • What a nonimmigrant is
  • The two types of visas
  • What the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 (INA) did