Law360: Ex-IT Workers Say Precedent Can’t Save Spouse Work Permits

IRLI In The News

January 4, 2024

By Britain Eakin

An organization of ex-information technology workers has urged the D.C. Circuit to disregard recent precedent in weighing the group’s challenge to an Obama-era program allowing work permits for some spouses of highly skilled foreign workers, saying it conflicts with earlier precedent.

Save Jobs USA took aim at the court’s 2022 decision in Washington Alliance of Technology Workers v. Department of Homeland Security , saying in a Jan. 2 brief that the district court erroneously relied on the decision back in March to uphold the rule being challenged now that allows H-4 visa holders to work without restriction. 

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