Biden Administration Keeps Work Authorization for H-1B Visa Spouses

February 10, 2021

HR Policy India Update:  The Biden administration will not pursue a Trump-era proposal that would have rescinded work authorization for spouses of some H-1B visa holders, a large number of which are from India. The reversal comes as a huge relief for a community that had lived with mounting uncertainty after the former administration sought to take away their work authorization as a part of a larger effort to protect American jobs for Americans.