The White House has planned to stop the spouses of thousands of immigrant workers from getting jobs in the US.
The Department of Homeland Security said it plans to stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working.
Since 2015, the spouses of H-1B visa holders waiting for green cards have been eligible to work in the US on H-4 dependent visas.
Highly skilled foreigners used the H-1B as a common visa route to find work at companies in the US.
The visa is valid for three years, and can be renewed for another three years.
In October, however, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services instructed its officers to toughen up the process for renewing visas, making renewing visas as difficult a process as initial visa applications.
In July, Trump signed the executive order that directs federal agencies to review and change a temporary visa program for high-skilled foreigners to ensure preference was accorded to the “most-skilled and…