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March 30, 2018

Trump administration issues work permits to spouses of H-1B visa holders

Trump administration has issued employment authorisation to spouses of more than 71,000 H-1B visa holders.Out of which over 90 percent of them are Indians.In 2015 President Obama had started issuing employment authorisation or work permits to the spouses of H-1B visas.Before 2015 spouses or dependents of H-1B visa holders come to the US on H-4 visas, were not authorised to work.Now US has signalled it plans to end the programme this year, likely with a proposed regulation in June.