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Proposed End to Work Permits for Foreign Workers’ Spouses Coming

May 23, 2018, 2:46 PM

A proposal to rescind the work authorization granted to the spouses of skilled immigrant workers awaiting their green cards is on the way.

The Department of Homeland Security May 22 told a federal appeals court in Washington that its proposed rule is under “final DHS clearance” and will soon be headed to the Office of Management and Budget before getting approved for publication.

The proposal originally was supposed to come out in February, but it got pushed back because of “significant revisions” that required a new economic analysis, the DHS said in an earlier court filing.

The DHS last fall...

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