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H-4 Spouses: Apply for EADs

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H4 spouses of certain H-1B professionals can obtain EAD work permits. This video explains who is eligible and how to apply.

The EAD program for H-4 spouses started on May 26, 2015. It is available if the H-1B professional (1) has an approved I-140 visa petition or (2) is the beneficiary of a PERM application or an I-140 filed at least 365 days prior to the end of the 6 year H-1B period.

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