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Sep 27, 2018
US senators seek preservation of employment authorisation for immigrant women holding H-4 visasTwo powerful Democratic women senators have urged the Trump administration not to go ahead with its decision to revoke the authorisation to immigrants on H-4 visas, a majority of who are Indian-Americans, as doing so would impact about 1,00,000 women.
Aug 30, 2018
India-US 2+2 talks: US defence official says America 'bullish' on high level meet even as concerns rise over S-400 dealThe upcoming India - US - India 2+2 talks - an apex bilateral meetup in New Delhi next week - is not just ‘historic’ but will throw up a set of ‘very concrete outcomes’ which will serve as enablers for the India US relationship well beyond the high optics of September 6 and 7, a top official of the US Defence Department in Washington DC Wednesday.
Jul 10, 2018
Migrant wives: The harsh reality of Indian H4 visa holders, who must remain dependent on spouses or live illegallyMany H4 visa holders are women who are forced to remain in unhappy or abusive marriages because their visa does not allow them to work and live in the US
Jul 04, 2018
Spouses of H-1B visa holders get breather as Donald Trump administration misses deadline on H-4 notificationThe Donald Trump administration has failed to meet its deadline for the second time this year to issue a notification on its decision to terminate the work authorisation of H-4 visa holders, mostly Indians who are spouses of professionals having H-1B visas
Apr 30, 2018
US lawmakers ask Donald Trump administration to reconsider decision to revoke H4 visa permitsA group of 15 influential lawmakers from California has urged the Trump administration to reconsider its move to revoke an Obama-era rule that gives work permits to spouses of certain categories of H-1B visas, the most sought-after among Indian IT professionals.
Apr 24, 2018
H4 EAD: USCIS chief signals it's end of the road for H4 work permits; tighter rules on H1B payscales coming soonChief of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Francis Cissna, in a three page letter dated April 4 to the US Senate Juiciary Committee, has confirmed it's the end of the road for H4 workers' employment authorisations in Donald Trump's administration. Calling the letter an "update" on USCIS' effort to ensuring integrity of the immigration system, Cissna goes into great detail on employment based immigration programs and the associated spouse visas.
Apr 13, 2018
H1B workers' spouses on H4 visas 'shocked' at fallout of New York Times story on fate of work permitsThe New York Times tells the story of H4 dependent spouse through the experiences of a California resident who reveals details of her monthly mortgage payment - $ 4,800. It’s the only house mortgage payment that is mentioned in the entire NYT longform but that’s enough red meat for a country battling economic anxiety across many industries. The scathing reactions have set off alarm bells in the H4 community.
Mar 06, 2018
Depression and health scares: In Donald Trump's America, H4 visa's uncertain fate driving H1B workers' spouses over the edgeOn the US telly networks, illegal immigrants' adult children ( DACA recipients) who have been granted work permits, also in the Obama era, have come to be the primary focus of the immigration deadlock in the US. Contrast that with the legal status of the H1B family in the US - they are legal, the H4 dependents are legal and if the H4 EAD is revoked, that leaves the H4 visa recipients worse off than DACA recipients with work permits.
Mar 03, 2018
Relief for spouses of H-1B visa holders: US delays decision on work authorisation for H-4 visa programmeThe Trump administration has delayed its decision on termination of work authorisation for spouses of the H-1B visa holders, in a big relief to a significantly large number of Indian workers and their families
Jan 29, 2018
Save Jobs USA: In conversation with Amit KohliAmit Kohli, with a couple of friends, has started a social media campaign, SaveH4EAD. He shares, with Firstpost America, his thoughts on what's next on H4 EAD and how the community is preaparing itself for what people fear is to come.