Biometric Appointments Suspended

This week, the USCIS announced that it has suspended all biometric appointments for H-4 and L-2 extensions. This suspension will remain in effect until May 17,2023. It applies to filings made after May 17th and previous filings that have not yet been issued a biometrics notice. If you have received a biometrics notice, you must… Continue reading Biometric Appointments Suspended

Update on Save Jobs USA v. Department of Homeland Security

A few weeks ago the United States District Court denied Save Jobs USA’s motion for a temporary injunction of the H4 EAD program. Save Jobs USA has now moved for judgment on all counts in its complaint. Save Jobs USA continues to argue that the new rule creates more competition for U.S. employees from H-1B… Continue reading Update on Save Jobs USA v. Department of Homeland Security

Suit over New H-4 EAD Rule

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

USCIS Teleconference Yields Additional Information About New H-4 EAD Regulation

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