Decision on H-4 visas within 3 months

The Department of Homeland Security has told a federal court that its decision to revoke work permits for H-4 visa holders is expected within the next three months.
H-4 visas are issued to immediate family members (spouse and children under 21 years of age) of the holders of H-1B visa.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in its latest court filing on Friday told the US District Court in District of Columbia that it was ‘making a solid and swift progress in proposing to remove from its regulations on certain H-4 spouses of H-1B non-immigrants as a class of aliens eligible for employment authorization.’
The DHS said the new rule would be submitted to the Office of Management of Budget (OMB), White House, within three months.

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The department urged the court to delay its decision on a lawsuit filed by 'Save Jobs USA', who opposes work permits to H-4 visa holders claiming that it affected their employment chances.