Economy Indians to be worst hit as US prepares to recast H-4 work permit Updated : May 25, 2018 12:29 PM IST The Trump administration is planning to end the Obama-era rule allowing spouses of H1-B visa holders to work legally in the US. The final notification to rescind the work authorisation is expected to be issued in June. Providing work authorisation for accompanying spouses helps US employers recruit and retain highly-qualified employees. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.