Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses
Present Stage :
Update: Feb 24th, 2015
USCIS USCIS will begin accepting applications for H4 EADs on May 26, 2015
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced today that, effective May 26, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident (LPR) status. DHS amended the regulations to allow these H-4 dependent spouses to accept employment in the United States.
Update: Feb 5th, 2015
USCIS Submitted Final rule for White House OMB approval
Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses is a long requested immigration benefits. It formally started with the proposal of Rule in Feb 2012.