Thursday, May 28, 2015
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The Department of Homeland Security is now accepting employment authorization applications for certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B visa holders.
Because we have SOOO many jobs available....
In February, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced that, come May, the Obama administration would be extending employment authorization eligibility to a category of immigrant previously ineligible to work in the U.S. — dependent spouses of H-1B immigrants.
DHS began accepting applications under the new H-4 employment rule — which was partof the executive actions on immigration President Obama put in motion on November 20 — Tuesday.
When the Obama administration announced the expansion in February, it anticipated that the number of individuals eligible to apply for work permits under the rule could be 179,600 in the first year and 55,000 for each subsequent year.
Last month, a group of former Southern California Edison employees — displaced by H-1B visa holders — sued the administration over the new H-4 rule, arguing that it negatively impacts their job prospects.
“DHS’s H-4 Rule, which grants work authorization to H-4 visa holders, injures Save Jobs USA’s members by (1) depriving them of statutory protections from foreign labor…(2) by increasing the number of economic competitors; and...
The Patriot Act is a violation of the 4th Amendment. It is unconstitutional. Let it expire.
The Government should be transparent and our information should be private, right now this is ass-backwards. This is a tyrannical state of affairs. Unacceptable.