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Special Categories

Reference Number: MTAS-2020
Reviewed Date: 12/21/2022

Special rules apply when verifying the employment authorizations for other special categories also exist. Among the categories are:

  • Lawful Permanent Residents
  • Native Americans
  • Refugees and Asylees (Form I-94 or I-94A)
  • Temporary Protected Status (Form I-766)
  • Exchange Visitors and Students (Form DS-2019)
  • F-1 Non-Immigrant Students (Foreign students pursuing academic and language training programs)
  • M-1 Non-Immigrant Students (Foreign students pursuing non-academic or vocational studies (Form I-20))
  • H-1B Special Occupations
  • H-2A Temporary Agricultural Worker Program