Trump plans to rescind work permits for spouses of immigrants on H-1B visas

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jul/27/h1b-visas-work-permits-donald-trump-rescind-immigrants

Advocates say revoking the Obama-era rule could confine spouses at home and strip their families of a necessary second incomeKavya Joseph was working at one of the top four accounting firms in her home country of India prior to her marriage, which prompted a shift to the United States due to her husband’s work.Joseph’s husband immigrated to the US on an H-1B visa, typically awarded to high-skilled foreign workers. Joseph followed him on a dependent visa, known as H4, granted to spouses and children of immigrant workers. Continue reading…

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