H4 VISA WORK PERMIT APPROVAL

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July 1, 2012

Hi there,

I am writing to you to ask you for your support for H-4 Dependent Spouses to Apply for Employment Authorization. H-4 dependent spouses of principal H-1B non-immigrants who have begun the process of seeking lawful permanent resident (LPR) status through employment and have extended their authorized period of admission or "stay" in the U.S. under section 104(c) or 106(a) of Public Law 106-313, also known as the American Competitiveness in the Twenty-First Century Act of 2000 (AC21). Allowing the eligible class of H-4 dependent spouses to work encourages professionals with high demand skills to remain in the country and help spur the innovation and growth of U.S. companies, and thus allow the United States to remain a world leader in high technology. Already published in the Unified Agenda......


Please pass this rule!!!!

Thanks and Regards!

Harjeet Kaur

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Either drain out all H1Bs or let their dependents also work.
pls make the rule. Effective by March 31st
American corporations have been abusing the H1B system for years. It's also well known that there os NO shortage of STEM workers in the US; there are many studies that support this position - including academic studies and professional engineering organizations.

H1B requires - by LAW - that a company may request H1B workers ONLY if that company cannot find an American with its needed skill set. Given that there is NO shortage of STEM workers in America, why have so many H1Bs been brought to work in America?

How is it that so many H1B's are needed, when Microsoft, hp, IBM, etc. etc. etc. etc are laying of 100's of thousands of American IT workers and STEM workers? The H1B program is a fraud against the American worker, perpetrated by large corporate interests who have been paying off members of the American Congress.

That said, I do feel sorry for people who come here and can't work, but is it fair that they have been permitted to come in the first place. How many spouses of H1Bs are IT or other specialists who will now be able to displace qualified American workers.

I hear the pain and suffering of some of these immigrants, but do they realize that their employment in the US has led to the displacement of millions of QUALIFIED American workers? I think this is an outrage.

Further, I have worked with many H1Bs and found many of them completely unqualified for the work they were hired to do. I have seen contrived degrees, and have seen out and out nepotism in hiring.

Again, I feel for those who feel "stuck" in American because they are not permitted to work, but what about those that their H1B spouses replaced? What about THEIR jobs and their lives?

Permitting these spouses to work will result in further displacement of QUALIFIED American workers, That is an outrage.
American corporations have been abusing the H1B system for years. It's also well known that there os NO shortage of STEM workers in the US; there are many studies that support this position - including academic studies and professional engineering organizations.

H1B requires - by LAW - that a company may request H1B workers ONLY if that company cannot find an American with its needed skill set. Given that there is NO shortage of STEM workers in America, why have so many H1Bs been brought to work in America?

How is it that so many H1B's are needed, when Microsoft, hp, IBM, etc. etc. etc. etc are laying of 100's of thousands of American IT workers and STEM workers? The H1B program is a fraud against the American worker, perpetrated by large corporate interests who have been paying off members of the American Congress.

That said, I do feel sorry for people who come here and can't work, but is it fair that they have been permitted to come in the first place. How many spouses of H1Bs are IT or other specialists who will now be able to displace qualified American workers.

I hear the pain and suffering of some of these immigrants, but do they realize that their employment in the US has led to the displacement of millions of QUALIFIED American workers? I think this is an outrage.

Further, I have worked with many H1Bs and found many of them completely unqualified for the work they were hired to do. I have seen contrived degrees, and have seen out and out nepotism in hiring.

Again, I feel for those who feel "stuck" in American because they are not permitted to work, but what about those that their H1B spouses replaced? What about THEIR jobs and their lives?

Permitting these spouses to work will result in further displacement of QUALIFIED American workers, That is an outrage.
This is very important bill for all H4 spouse who are well educated smart business man or hard working but could not work in USA. This bill will add more values and improve USA.
Please DO NOT pass the EAD rule.

If this rule has to be passed, please do so with strict background verifications in place! There are 1000's of Telugu spouses just waiting in line for this proposal to pass through with their fake degree certificates & fake background credentials!

Since 2013, when this proposal was initially proposed, I know many Telugu (male) individuals who have been scrambling to arrange fake degree certificates for their wives (from India!), just so that whensoever this proposal passes through, their dreams of double-income would become reality!

I know this because I work with enough Telugu aunties in my team right now, who don't have an iota of technical background to understand the depths of testing! All that they've learned from their husbands!, is to simply click on web pages & fill up some test plan sheets to exhibit completion of their daily 'testing' activities.

As far as existing male/husband Telugu community is concerned, i don't even want to talk about them! Given that they (Telugu males) are the one's who started this trend of fake degree certificates & background credentials!, what makes anyone here think that their respective wives would join the US workforce with genuine degree certificates??

I have seen countless 'gutter' deliveries done by hoards of these Telugu people all these years & sat with enough gutter-class Telugu's to know all this!
Please pass the H4 EAD Rule.
Please pass EAD for H4 rule.It will help H4 visa folks feel more a part of society.
US should pass this rule or the talent pool will slowly start draining
H4 EAD RULE SHOULD BE PASSED AT EARLIEST.
Those we are fearing fake resumes or their jobs being taken away, better brush up your skills. If you are capable enough, folks with H4 EAD will not be able to take your job.
In the current US market, EAD is a must for H4 candidates right from the start although that is not happening. Currently all H4 candidates are discriminated against J2 and L2 ones who are doing jobs in US and are happy. With this H4 EAD Rule, at least some H4 spouses will be eligible to apply for jobs. It is not just IT , there are also non-IT jobs in US which H4 spouses currently are not able to apply.
I request DOL and USCIS to work on this faster and make the H4 EAD Rule Final by MARCH 31, 2015.
Please pass this rule ASAP.I am working here in US for the past 10 years.My husband is without a job and we are surviving of a teacher salary.Life is tough.
Please pass the H4 EAD Rule. My wife is on H4 and she is a masters in computer application. It is very frustrating for hihgly educated spouse to sit home and do nothing or find an employer to give the H1B sponsorship which is ofcourse a lottery system and then if you are lucky and finally get the work permit roam around the usa to live seperately from their husband and they are also tied ot thier employer. This is inhumane and a reason for unnecessary frustrating in Family life. Please Pass this rule.
I do not support H4 EAD Rule for unrestricted Work authorization for spouse. Why should spouse get unrestricted work authorization while H1B visa candidates do not have unrestricted work authorization ?