Immigration Law

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Tech Giants Throw Support Behind H-4 EAD Rule
Posted on 17 May 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Chris Mills Rodrigo, The Hill, May 14, 2021 "A group of nearly 30 tech companies and other organizations filed a legal brief Friday to defend a program that gives work authorization to the spouses of high-skilled immigrants. The Obama-era rule... Read More

Cyrus Mehta on Coping with Delays Facing H-4 and L-2 Spouses When They Have a Pending Adjustment Application – Part 2
Posted on 19 Apr 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus Mehta and Isabel Rajabzadeh*, Apr. 19, 2021 "Although H-4 and L-2 extensions continue to be delayed since our last blog “ Coping with Delays Facing H-4 and L-2 Spouses ”, we highlight another issue, which adds further hardship... Read More

Cyrus Mehta on Delays, Quotas
Posted on 13 Apr 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

April 11, 2021 - Coping with Delays Facing H-4 and L-2 Spouses April 2, 2021 - End the Arbitrary H-1B Lottery and Visa Quotas – and other practical considerations for the winners! Read More

Repealing H-4 Visa Work Authorization: A Cost-Benefit Analysis
Posted on 20 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ike Brannon, Senior Fellow, Jack Kemp Foundation, and M. Kevin McGee, Professor Emeritus, UW Oshkosh, March 4, 2019 "In 2015 the Obama Administration authorized temporary work permits for the spouses of H-1B visa holders who were awaiting green... Read More

Work Authorization for H-4 Spouses: A Step Forward, But...
Posted on 6 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"There is nothing in the INA that prevents an H-4 spouse from working. This prohibition is purely an act of regulation. That being the case, what prevents the USCIS from taking a more generous view? We would do well to remember that the unavailability... Read More