Work Authorization for Spouses of Visa Holders – DHS Policy Memo [pdf]

This policy memorandum was issued by DHS on March 8, 2016 and provides guidance on the eligibility for work authorization of spouses of certain kinds of visa holders if they or their children have been abused. The categories of visas to which this applies are as follows: A-1, A-2, A-3, E-3, G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, G-5, H-1B, H-1B1, H-2A, H-2B, H-3, and H-4.