Work Authorization for Spouses of Visa Holders L2s H4s and Es

On November 12, 2021, USCIS announced that L-2 and E dependent spouses are no longer required to apply for an EAD to work in the United States. Instead, L-2 and E dependent spouses are authorized to work in the United States just by virtue of holding L-2 or E status but may continue applying for […]

Work Authorization for Spouses

For many years it has been a struggle for families who moved internationally: what will my spouse do?  Can he or she work? H-1B spouses on an H-4 typically do not get a work permit, unless their H-1B spouse has obtained an approved I-140 (or the 2nd step of a PERM based green card).  This […]