USCIS has published information to help eligible H-4 dependent spouses who want to apply for employment authorization under the Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses final rule.
Starting May 26, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B Extension of Stay petitions until July 27, 2015.
USCIS announced on May 4, 2015 that initial data entry for all H-1B cap cases selected in the FY 2016 lotteries is now complete and adjudications are underway. Receipt notices for both premium and non-premium cases continue to be issued. USCIS is expected to return unselected cases over the course of the next few months.