Last Updated on February 23, 2023
The H-4 Visa: Overview and Recent Developments Surrounding Its Status
The H-4 visa, which allows spouses and dependent children of H-1B visa holders to reside temporarily in the U.S., is an important benefit for foreign nationals that makes relocating overseas more attractive.
For spouses on H-4 status, it is often even possible to seek work authorization under the H-4 Employment Authorization Documentation (EAD) program.
However, recent government proposals have put the status of this program into jeopardy.