Pandev Law’s immigration lawyer received an H-4 employment authorization approval for an immediate relative of an H-1B visa holder. U.S. immigration laws allow the spouse and child of an H-1B visa holder to stay and work in the U.S. as long as he/she applies and obtains a valid H-4 dependent visa. Our team is thrilled for the success of our clients and we would like to wish their whole family happiness and prosperity in this new chapter of their 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 visa holder. The dependents seeking to accompany the H 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 visa principal’s status. If the H visa principal loses her status then the H-4 status will also be lost. Similarly, if the H visa 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 principal beneficiary has an approved I-140 petition or her visa 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 visa status while they wait to become lawful permanent resident of the United States.
If you would like more information about the H-4 visa, the business immigration USA process, and about our business immigration lawyer services, please visit our article describing the H-4 visa process.
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