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The H-4 visa is normally issued to those who have already started the process of seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident status in the US.(NYT Photo/ Representative image)

Inordinate delay in processing of H-4 work authorisation, say spouses of H-1B

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2021 11:37 AM IST
An H-4 visa is issued by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to immediate family members (spouse and children under 21 years of age) of the H-1B visa holders, most of whom are Indian IT professionals.
The latest action by the Biden administration has come up as a huge relief for Indian workers who receive a substantial share of H1-B visas.(AP)
The latest action by the Biden administration has come up as a huge relief for Indian workers who receive a substantial share of H1-B visas.(AP)

Biden admin withdraws Trump-era move to rescind work permits for H1-B spouses

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 04:01 PM IST
The proposed rule was being reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA).
H-4 is issued to the spouse of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India.(File Photo)
H-4 is issued to the spouse of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India.(File Photo)

No decision about H4 visas is final until rulemaking process is completed: USCIS

Press Trust of India, Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2018 10:32 PM IST
The Trump administration is planning to revoke a rule that makes spouses of thousands of immigrant workers eligible to work while in the US, a move that could have a devastating impact on tens of thousands of Indians.
New report on H-1B visas vindicates Indian IT firms
New report on H-1B visas vindicates Indian IT firms

Democratic lawmakers oppose ending work permits for H-1B spouses

Press Trust of India, Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 09:53 AM IST
The Trump administration is planning to propose to end allowing spouses of H1-B visa holders to work legally in the US, a move that could have a devastating impact on tens of thousands of Indians.
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