Law360: DHS Asks Justices Not To Fast-Track H-4 Work Permit Appeal

IRLI In The News

September 22, 2023

By Micah Danney

The federal government has urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear arguments by information technology workers contesting a district court’s backing of a policy allowing spouses of H-1B visa holders to work, arguing that an appeals court should rule first.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday told the justices that the workers were asking the high court to take the “extraordinary and rare step” of reviewing a decision before an appellate judgment is issued, adding that the workers didn’t claim the decision allowing H-4 visa holders to work conflicts with any Supreme Court or appeals court opinion.

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