Why is I-766 Employment Authorization Card backdated a year?

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Why is I-766 Employment Authorization Card backdated a year?

Post by worryfreeinvestor » Sun Apr 06, 2008 10:52 pm

Citizenship & Immigration Services e-mailed me 3/31/08 that my card was in the mail. (This is the first card I've had: Have been on H1-B and applied I-140/I-485 in February 2008.) Received card 4/5/08 and it states on it: "Card valid from 03/26/07 expires 03/25/09". Why is it backdated a year? Or is it a typo?

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Post by nelsona » Mon Apr 07, 2008 5:52 am

The valid from is a typo.

Lucky thing the expiry date wasn't or you would be needing to get a new corrected one. No harm no foul.
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Post by nelsona » Mon Apr 07, 2008 5:53 am

Before you ask, there are such things as 2-year EADs (not yours) so son't worry that someone might question its legitimacy.
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Post by worryfreeinvestor » Mon Apr 07, 2008 12:23 pm

Thanks muchly. I thought it was a typo and it sure looks like "no harm, no foul" so I'll let sleeping dogs lie.

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