Last week, a group of bi-partisan legislators urged the Trump Administration to keep the H-4 EAD program in its current format. Check out the letter here and see if the legislators from your state are supportive of this program. If not, reach out to them and encourage them to do so.
The group of information technology workers know as Save Jobs USA, who claim that they were replaced by H-1B visa holders is now appealing a decision upholding a new U.S. Department of Homeland Security rule that would allow spouses of certain H-1B workers to apply for employment authorization, the H4 EAD rule. On Wednesday, September… Continue reading Update on Save Jobs USA’s Lawsuit regarding H4 EAD’s
Many people read the headlines last week and saw that the Supreme Court had ruled that President Obama had exceeded his Executive Action authority on immigration and wondered if it impacted any of the employment related executive actions such as H-4 EADs or OPT STEM, etc and the answer is not at all. The Supreme… Continue reading Impact of Supreme Court DAPA decision ?
As we posted earlier, a lawsuit was filed in Federal court (Save Jobs USA v. U.S. Dep’t of Homeland Security) seeking to halt the rollout of the new rule which would allow H4 spouses to receive an EAD. Save Jobs has argued that there isn’t any statutory authorization for the new H-4 EAD rule and… Continue reading Suit over New H-4 EAD Rule
A Federal lawsuit was filed earlier this week seeking a halt to the rule allowing H-4 holders to obtain EAD cards. Stay tuned for developments.
On Thursday, February 26, 2015, USCIS held a teleconference in order to provide more information about the recently published regulation extending employment authorization to certain H-4 visa holders who have reached a certain point in their green card application process. The purpose of the regulation is to to provide employment authorization for H-4 spouses if… Continue reading USCIS Teleconference Yields Additional Information About New H-4 EAD Regulation
The DHS issued a press release yesterday announcing a new proposed rule which would allow certain H-4 holders to obtain an EAD card. In essence, the proposed rule will allow H-4 spouses to be issued EAD cards when the principal H-1 holder has an I-140 approved or is 7th year extension eligible under AC21. The… Continue reading EAD cards for H-4 holders