Feb 24

DHS Extends Eligibility for Employment Authorization to H-4s

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced today that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will accept work authorization applications for certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident status. DHS will begin accepting eligible H-4 dependent spouse applications on May 26, 2015. To learn more about this new program, visit the USCIS news release at: http://www.uscis.gov/news/dhs-extends-eligibility-employment-authorization-certain-h-4-dependent-spouses-h-1b-nonimmigrants-seeking-employment-based-lawful-permanent-residence