H-4 visa

Man wearing glasses and dark suit stands in front of White House sign, US flag to the left

In limbo, some families in the US with H-1B visas begin to make other plans


The federal government is resolute that it will end a program that gives spouses of H-1B visa holders authorization to work. They just haven’t said when.

In this cartoon, a frowning boy in a pointed birthday hat sits in front of a cake with '21' written on it.

You’re a young student and your visa is tied to your parents. You’re about to age out. What do you do next?

Woman sitting at table holding certificate, smiling

Proposed changes to the H-1B visa program could put many women back into a ‘golden cage’

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New American citizens (L to R) Leslie Tapia, from Mexico, Sanzida Khanam, from Bangladesh and Pablo Espinales, from Ecuador, raise their hands for the Pledge of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on J

The US government finally lifts the curse of the ‘golden cage’ visa

Brahim Djahra, from Algeria, clings to the Americans flag during a special naturalization ceremony held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington on August 28, 2014.

Help is finally on the way for holders of America’s ‘prisoner visa’