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Emotional Abuse

Repeated bad conduct, threats, insults or other actions that hurt another person emotionally.

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Employment Authorization Document (EAD)

A special card from USCIS, also called a work permit, lets a person work in the U.S. Citizens and people with green cards do not need an Employment Authorization Document.

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Expedited Removal

When someone trying to enter the U.S. at a border or airport is sent back right away because they do not have the needed documents to enter the U.S. This can affect that person's future attempts to visit or immigrate to the U.S.