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INA: ACT 106 EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION FOR BATTERED SPOUSES OF CERTAIN NONIMMIGRANTS.
Sec. 106. [8 U.S.C. 1106]
(a) In General- In the case of an alien spouse admitted under subparagraph (A), (E)(iii), (G), or (H) of section
who is accompanying or following to join a principal alien admitted under subparagraph (A), (E)(iii), (G), or (H) of such section, respectively, the Secretary of Homeland Security may authorize the alien spouse to engage in employment in the United States and provide the spouse with an ‘employment authorized’ endorsement or other appropriate work permit if the alien spouse demonstrates that during the marriage the alien spouse or a child of the alien spouse has been battered or has been the subject of extr
eme cruelty perpetrated by the spouse of the alien spouse. Requests for relief under this section shall be handled under the procedures that apply to aliens seeking relief under section
(b) Construction- The grant of employment authorization pursuant to this section shall not confer upon the alien any other form of relief.
FOOTNOTES FOR SECTION 106
Repealed by §
of IIRIRA. Note all references to "special inquiry officer" were changed to "immigration judge" after the section was stricken being rewritten. See §
of Public Law 109-162, dated January 5, 2006, added section 106 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
TITLE II - IMMIGRATION
CHAPTER 1 - SELECTION SYSTEM