Apr, 2015

Previously, H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants were not allowed to seek employment. However, our office received news on February 24, 2015 that the Department of Homeland Security has extended eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants seeking employment-based lawful permanent residence.


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If you think this transition may apply to you, please call our office for a consultation with Jane Orgel, Esq., who can properly advise you of your employment eligibility.