Pandev Law’s immigration lawyer received an H-4 change of status approval for the child of an H-1B visa holder. U.S. immigration laws allow the spouse and child of an H-1B visa holder to stay in the U.S. as long as he/she applies and obtains a valid H-4 dependent visa. Our business immigration law team is very happy for our clients and wish their whole family well on this journey in the United States.
What is an H-4 visa?
An H-4 visa is granted to the spouse or dependent children of an H-1B visa holder. The dependents seeking to accompany the H-1B visa holder must either submit Form I-539 with USCIS or apply for an H-4 visa at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate. The dependent’s H-4 status will be linked to the H-1B principal’s status. If the H-1B principal loses her status then the H-4 status will also be lost. Similarly, if the H-1B principal is able to extend her status then the H-4 status may also be extended. Immigration laws do not allow an H-4 visa holder to work in the United States. Unless the H-1B principal beneficiary has an approved I-140 petition or her H-1B was approved under sections 106(a) and (b) of the American Competitiveness in the Twenty-first Century Act (AC21) which allows nonimmigrants in H-1B status to continue to extend their H-1B status while they wait to become lawful permanent resident of the United States.
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