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Sunday, May 5, 2013

Foreign workers’ spouses often stuck in limbo

Ananya Rabeya volunteers as a tutor for children at Yesler Terrace in Seattle. She’s married to a software engineer here on an H-1B visa, which grants her status as an H-4 dependent spouse. The H-4 visa, however, does not allow her — and thousands of others — to work here.