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...
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...
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!
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...
DHS Will Provide Work Authorization to Certain H-4 Spouses |
The Department of Homeland Security issued a final rule on February 25, 2015, that will soon allow H-4 dependent spouses of certain nonimmigrants with H-1B status to apply for employment...
"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...