• Saturday, August 13, 2022

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Indians to be hit if Trump ends work permits for spouses of H-1B Visa Holders

By: Keerthi Mohan

Tens of thousands of Indians will be affected if the Donald Trump administration proceeds with its plan to put an end to work permits for spouses of H-1B visa holders. According to a PTI report, this will affect more than 70,000 H-4 visas holders who have work permits.  H-4 is issued to the spouse of H-1B visa holders, and quite a significant number are professionals from India. It was in 2015 that the Barack Obama administration allowed work permits for spouses of H-1B visa holders seeking permanent resident status, a process that could last anywhere from nine to 11 years.…

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