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‘America is said to be the land of dreams, but for dependent visa holders, it’s just the land of depression’
New settlement allows H-4 and L-2 visa holders to continue working while their work permit extensions are pending.
Relief may be too little, too late as USCIS is still processing January 2021 cases.
In December, 60 members of Congress had sent a letter to Biden urging him to extend H-4 EAD.
Biden administration asked to report by March 5 on status following withdrawal of Trump bar on H-4 EADs.
Work permit holders demand premium processing for H-4 EAD and L2 EAD, cancellation of biometrics.
USCIS started giving employment authorization to H-4 visa holders in the summer of 2015.
The new administration’s move will save jobs of tens of thousands of H4 EAD holders, a majority of them Indian nationals.
Backlog created by Trump has hit spouses of Indian H-1B visa holders the hardest.
H-4 spouses, others allowed to use EAD approval notice instead of printed work permits.
The Wall Street Journal reports that L-1, H4 EAD and OPT are also likely to be affected.
A University of Tennessee study reveals how H4 EAD work restrictions affect H-1B visa holders’ work life.
Spouse with H-4 visa without work permit laments lack of community support and understanding.
Even though the court ruled in favor of Save Jobs USA, the case stands where it did before.
DHS tells a federal court that ruling on H4 EAD termination not likely at least until spring of 2020.
DHS files official reply on the status of H4 EAD. The next court hearing is on September 27.
According to a recent survey, nearly 10 percent of EAD holders in non-STEM fields remains jobless.
Should the USCIS decides to terminate H4 EAD, there will be a public comment period.
The new SAAPRI report, “Defying Dependence,” incorporates survey data from over 100 South Asian H-4 visa holders.
OMB decision on scrapping the work permits of H-1B spouses was expected in spring.
OMB’s Spring Regulatory Agenda, released last week, says H4 EAD decision is scheduled in May.
There are similarities between the administration’s attempts to revoke H4 EAD and DACA.
USCIS may perform further analysis or consider some revisions to the proposals on revoking H4-EAD.
USCIS may require further justification before clearing the rule, says Dhara Puvar of SAAPRI.