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Us Plans To End Work Permits For H-1B Holders’ Spouses

Us Plans To End Work Permits For H-1B Holders’ Spouses

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The move to end the Obama-era rule could have an impact on more than 70,000 H-4 visas holders. The Trump administration is planning to end allowing spouses of H-1B visa holders to work legally in the United States, a top federal agency official has told lawmakers, a move that could have a devastating impact on tens of thousands of Indians. The move to end the Obama-era rule could have an impact on more than 70,000 H-4 visas holders, who have work permits. H-4 is issued to the spouse of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India. They had obtained work permits under a special order issued by the previous Obama administration. Indian-Americans were a major beneficiary of this provision. More than 100,000 H-4 visa holders have...