Law360: Ex-SoCal Edison Workers Bring Work Permit Fight To Justices

IRLI In The News

July 7, 2023

By Rae Ann Varona

Information technology workers have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review a district court ruling upholding an Obama-era policy allowing spouses of highly skilled foreign workers to work, chiding the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for making regulations outside its authority.

The workers, who previously worked for Southern California Edison and comprise the organization Save Jobs USA, told the justices this week that DHS exercised “forbidden legislative power” when it allowed spouses of H-1B visa holders with pending green cards to work while their requests were being processed.

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