H-1B spouses: Bay Area tech workers fear they’ll have to leave

9/15/18 An estimated 100,000 foreign citizens working in the U.S. have been thrown into uncertainty by the federal government’s pledge to bar them from having a job. Since 2015, spouses of H-1B visas with H-4 visas, have been authorized to work in any field as long as their spouses are on track to get a green card. Now, H-4 holders wait and worry, wondering when ” or even if ” Homeland Security will take action and whether H-4 workers would be allowed to continue working until their visas are up for renewal or barred from employment immediately. Talk of a ban has generated strong support among critics of America’s immigration policies. Key Words: Indian