H-1B visa: Work-ban rule for H-4 spouses of H-1B workers could come in spring, feds say

Article subtitle: 
Government memo on Monday comes after delays
Article author: 
Ethan Baron
Article publisher: 
Bay Area News Group and Denver Post
Article date: 
18 September 2019
Article category: 
National News
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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security says a rule banning spouses of H-1B workers on track for green cards from working could be published in the spring, at the earliest.

The latest hint of a publication date came in a U.S. Department of Justice memo Monday to a federal appeals court, which is hearing a challenge to the work authorization granted to H-1B spouses in 2015 under former President Barack Obama ...

The H-4 visa has been drawn into the controversy over H-1B visas, which are intended for jobs requiring specialized skills. Major Silicon Valley technology firms rely heavily on the H-1B...