L-2 Visas: Can Obtain Work Authorization But Remember This

Spouse and unmarried, minor children (under the age of 21 years) are eligible to accompanying the L1-visa holder on L-2 visa/ The major advantage of L-2 dependent over other alien worker visas such as H4 (dependent of H category workers). But REMEMBER, the L-2 permission to work doesn’t come automatically! Eligible L-2 worker must file I-765 to apply for employment authorization and may only start working after receiving the Employment Authorization Document (EAD card).