Bloomberg Law: Trump Agency Impeding H-1B Spouse Work Permits, Suit Says

IRLI In The News

June 7, 2019

By Laura D. Francis

The Trump administration is deliberately slowing down its processing of work permit applications for the spouses of certain H-1B workers, a new lawsuit says.

The case, filed June 6 in federal district court in Washington, says what had formerly been a relatively quick process for getting a work permit approved now is taking several months. In fact, the H-1B applicants themselves are getting their specialty occupation visa extensions filed in much less time than it’s taking their spouses to get approved for their visas and work permits, according to the complaint. Read the full story at Bloomberg Law.

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