The Biden administration withdrew a proposed rule to rescind the
H-4 employment authorization document (EAD) program from review by
the Office of Management and Budget. This means that about 100,000
H-4 EAD holders (spouses of H-1B workers who are mostly women from
India) and their employers no longer need to worry about losing
their work authorization.
“Proposed H-4 EAD Rule Withdrawn for Review,” National
“Removing H-4 Dependent Spouses From the Classes of Aliens
Eligible for Employment Authorization,” Proposed Rule, https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/eAgendaViewRule?pubId=202010&RIN=1615-AC15
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