August 22, 2018
By Suzanne Monyak
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is plunging forward with its plans to rescind work authorization for the spouses of highly skilled immigrants, the agency confirmed in a Monday court filing in the D.C. Circuit, despite backlash against the Trump administration’s proposal from lawmakers.
DHS told the D.C. Circuit in a status update that its proposal to scrap an Obama-era rule allowing the spouses of H-1B visa holders to work in the U.S., known as the H-4 visa rule, is in final clearance review and that “senior levels of the department’s leadership” are “actively” reviewing the agency’s notice of proposed rulemaking for approval. Read the full article at Law360.
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