IT Workers Appeal After Judge Upholds Spousal Visa Rule

By Kelly Knaub (September 28, 2016, 3:50 PM EDT) -- A group of information technology workers who claim they were replaced by H-1B visa holders is appealing a decision upholding a new U.S. Department of Homeland Security rule that would allow spouses of certain H-1B workers to apply for employment authorization.

The group, Save Jobs USA, on Wednesday filed notice that it's appealing to the D.C. Circuit, a day after U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan of the District of Columbia found that it lacks standing to proceed with its case. The group's suit challenges a long-awaited rule issued in February 2015 that allows certain holders of H-4 dependent spouse visas...

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