Immigration Law

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Highly Skilled Immigrant Spouses Can Soon Work In U.S.
Posted on 25 Feb 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"When Neha Mahajan's husband got a job transfer from New Delhi to New Jersey, she was excited to come along. But the thrill faded when the television reporter realized there was no way she could get a job in the United States because immigration... Read More

DHS Extends Eligibility for Employment Authorization to Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses of H-1B Nonimmigrants Seeking Employment-Based Lawful Permanent Residence
Posted on 24 Feb 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced today that, effective May 26, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4... Read More

Controversy Over Spouses Of Tech-Savvy Immigrants Working In US
Posted on 9 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"What does the new plan mean for the tech industry and the economy? Host Michel Martin speaks with immigration law professor Laura Murray-Tjan and Vinny Lingham, entrepreneur and immigrant from South Africa." - NPR, May 9, 2014 . Read More

Advance Copy of H-4 EAD Final Rule
Posted on 24 Feb 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This final rule amends Department of Homeland Security (“DHS” or “Department”) regulations by extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are seeking employment... Read More

DHS to Roll Out New Regs to Benefit Some H-1B Spouses and Skilled Workers
Posted on 7 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[T]he Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the publication of two proposed rules, including a rule to extend employment authorization to spouses of certain H-1B workers, and a proposal to enhance opportunities for certain groups... Read More

Advance Copy of Proposed Rule: Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses
Posted on 9 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Department of Homeland Security proposes to extend the availability of employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of principal H-1B nonimmigrants. The extension would be limited to H-4 dependent spouses of principal H-1B nonimmigrants... Read More

USCIS Proposed Rule: Employment Authorization for Certain H–4 Dependent Spouses
Posted on 12 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Department of Homeland Security proposes to extend the availability of employment authorization to certain H–4 dependent spouses of principal H–1B nonimmigrants. The extension would be limited to H–4 dependent spouses of principal... Read More

H-4 EAD Final Rule
Posted on 25 Feb 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This final rule amends Department of Homeland Security (‘‘DHS’’ or ‘‘Department’’) regulations by extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H–4 dependent spouses of H–1B... Read More