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DHS Announces Proposals to Attract and Retain Highly Skilled Immigrants
May 12, 2014
As part of the Administration's continuing commitment to attract and retain highly skilled immigrants, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today (May 6) announced the publication of two proposed rules, including a rule to extend employment authorization to spouses of certain H-1B workers, and a proposal to enhance opportunities for certain groups of highly-skilled workers by removing obstacles to their remaining in the United States. Together these actions will help attract new businesses and new investment to the U.S. and ensure that the U.S. has the most skilled workforce in the world.

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