US to Let Some Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders Work

The Obama administration wants to let some spouses of high-skilled immigrants work in the United States, reports The rule affects as many as 100,000 visa-holders trained in science, technology, engineering and math. The so-called H-1B visas for high-skilled workers are among the most sought after by high tech firms. Currently, dependents of H-1B visa holders are not given work permits.