H-4 Articles

  • h4 visa ead faq

    H4 Visa EAD FAQs | Common H4 EAD Questions Answered

    Published on September 15, 2022

    On May 26, 2015, the USCIS began accepting applications for H-4 dependent spouses to obtain employment authorization. This long-awaited change is a relief for the thousands of H-4 holders who will be eligible for the benefits of employment. We’ve received many questions regarding qualifications, documentation required, processing procedures and the EAD lawsuit. Below is our…

  • I-140 EAD Rule

    I-140 EAD Rule: Latest News & Updates

    Published on April 11, 2019

    In 2015, the Department of Homeland Security made some amendments to the I-140 Employment Authorization that had been guiding the entering and hiring process of highly-skilled workers in the United States. The new rule was extremely beneficial to H-1B holders as their spouses, the H-4 holders, could now be hired as employees in the United…

  • H4 EAD Lawsuit Ruling

    H-4 EAD Lawsuit Results | What Are the Next Steps?

    Published on May 26, 2015

    The H-4 EAD Rule, as we covered numerous time since its initial release, has come under great controversy by opponents and proponents. Dependent spouses of H1B visa holders have been waiting years to receive authorization to work. The lawsuit, filed against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on behalf of “Save Jobs USA”, was in…

  • H4 EAD Rule Update 2015

    H-4 EAD Rule Update

    Published on May 19, 2015

    As explained in a post earlier this year, H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B holders will be able to obtain employment authorization documents in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulatory changes. This regulation, as we previously reported, will come into effect on May 26, 2015. However, not all H-4 dependents will be…

  • H4 EAD Announcement

    H4 EAD Update: H-4 Spouses to get EAD Starting May 2015!

    Published on February 25, 2015

    Starting May 26, 2015, qualifying H-4 dependent spouses of H1B holders will be able to receive employment authorization documents (EADs) in conjunction with President Obama’s Immigration Action announced last year. In this post, we’ll explore the H4 EAD eligibility criteria as well as the process in-depth. 

  • H4, F1, L1 & Green Card Changes

    Obama Immigration Plan | H-4, F-1, L-1 & Green Card Changes

    Published on December 23, 2014

    President Obama’s immigration plan, which is expected to benefit nearly 4.9 million people in the coming months, includes the H-4 visa, F-1 visa, & green card changes among other developments. Due to the complexity and multifaceted approach of the Immigration Accountability Executive Action we’ll focus exclusively on H-4, F-1, L-1 & green card changes in…