American professionals who were replaced by H-1B foreign visa workers are asking a federal court to strike down an Obama-era regulation that allows companies to outsource United States jobs to the spouses of H-1B foreign visa workers.
Save Jobs USA, made up of American professionals who were fired and forced to train their H-1B foreign visa replacements in 2015 by Southern California Edison, is asking the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia for summary judgment to prevent an Obama-era regulation governing H-4 visa holders, the spouses of H-1B visa holders, which allows them to take U.S. jobs.
In 2015, the Obama administration implemented a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulation that allowed H-4 visa holders to obtain work permits to take U.S. jobs. In 2017, the Trump administration had sought to eliminate the regulation, but it was never finalized.
President Joe Biden, last month, announced that his
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