As previously reported, beginning on May 26, 2015, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will begin the implementation of a new rule allowing for Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) to be issued to certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B workers who are in the process of seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident status in the United States. Meanwhile, on April 23, 2015, Save Jobs USA, a group of tech workers, filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to enjoin the implementation of the DHS new rule.

Learn more about this authorization, who is eligible and how it can be obtained at our Immigration blog.