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DHS/USCIS RIN: 1615-AC15 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Removing H-4 Dependent Spouses From the Classes of Aliens Eligible for Employment Authorization 
Abstract:

On February 25, 2015, DHS published a final rule that amended DHS regulations to extend eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrant workers who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident (LPR) status. DHS is publishing this notice of proposed rulemaking to propose to remove from its regulations this class of aliens for eligibility for employment authorization.

 
Agency: Department of Homeland Security(DHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: Private Sector 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: 8 CFR 214    8 CFR 274a     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 6 U.S.C. 112    8 U.S.C. 1103(a), 1184(a)(1) and 1324a(H)(3)(B)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  09/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Organizations  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Related RINs: Related to 1615-AB92 
Agency Contact:
Charles Locky Nimick
Chief, Business and Foreign Workers Division, Office of Policy and Strategy
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
20 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 1100,
Washington, DC 20529-2090
Phone:202 272-8377
Fax:202 272-1480