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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...
Rush For Work Permits After Uae Suspends Good Conduct Certificate Rule

Rush For Work Permits After Uae Suspends Good Conduct Certificate Rule

UAE News
Tasheel centres witness huge turnout of customers pushing pending applications Dubai: A day after the UAE temporarily suspended the good conduct certificate rule for work permits, hundreds of company representatives rushed to submit applications pending due to the rule that had become mandatory on February 4. The UAE government on Sunday put on hold the decision to make good conduct certificates mandatory for expats seeking work permits to get employment visas in the country until further notice. The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation issued a circular in this regard to all the Tasheel service centres accepting work permit applications while the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation sent out a “note verbale” to foreign diplomatic missions. The Gen