Law360: IT Workers Try To Nix Spousal Visa Rule After DC Circ. Win

IRLI In The News

March 24, 2020

By Sarah Martinson

A group of former Southern California Edison employees has urged a D.C. federal court to ax the Department of Homeland Security’s rule that grants work authorization to spouses of H-1B specialty occupation visa holders, arguing that the policy oversteps the agency’s rulemaking powers.

Save Jobs USA, a group formed by the ex-Edison information technology workers, renewed its 2015 bid to have the allegedly unconstitutional and arbitrary rule tossed Friday after the D.C. Circuit concluded in November that DHS’ policy harmed the employees, giving them grounds for a lawsuit. Read the full story at Law360.

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