NewsFlash! USICS Director Says H-4 EAD Rules “Close at Hand”

The Director of the U.S. Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS), Leon Rodriguez, held a public teleconference this afternoon (22.Jan.2015) to discuss various agency initiatives. The first topic addressed by Director Rodriguez was to provide a brief update on the proposed rules to grant certain H-4 spouses the ability to apply for employment authorization documents (EADs). Director Rodriguez did not provide any specific details regarding what the eligibility requirements will be or when the rules will go into effect. However, he did note that he is “disappointed” that the rules are not yet in place and stated, “I do believe it’s close at hand.”

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