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21 08, 2020
H-1B and Other Nonimmigrant Foreign Workers Affected Again with a New Executive Order

President Trump has issued a new executive order on August 3, 2020, titled, "Executive Order on Aligning Federal Contracting and Hiring Practices With the I

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24 06, 2020
What Is the Future of Immigration As the Latest Presidential Proclamation Has Suspended H-1B, H-2B, and Other Visas

On Monday, June 22, 2020, President Trump signed a

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12 12, 2019
Fall 2019 Regulatory Agenda for USCIS

Every Spring and Fall, governmental agencies prepare regulatory agendas. This agenda lists the regulatory actions the agency is to tackle within the next 12 months. The

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20 08, 2019
Trump Unveils Immigration Plan

Trump Unveils 'Full Border Security & Merit-Based' Immigration Plan

On May 16, 2019, President Trump unveiled a new immigr

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13 11, 2018
Trump Attacks Birthright Citizenship

President Donald Trump says he is working on an executive order that will end birthright citizenship - a principle that states that anybody born in the U.S. is automati

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17 07, 2018
Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Upholding Trumps Travel Ban

On June 26, 2018, in a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled to uphold the Proclamation No. 9645, com

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02 05, 2018
H-1B Visa: Although Demand Is Still Strong, Number of H-1B Petitions for FY 2019 Drops

As announced by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, on April 12, for the second consecutive year, there has been a reduction in the number of H-1b petitions received by the USCIS. This Apr

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22 03, 2018
DACA Expiration Date Set by Trump Passes with an Air of Uncertainty

Last year in September, the Trump Administration decided to end DACA giving Congress up to March 5th, 2018 to come up with an alternate solution.  An expiration date of March 5 was set for the

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03 03, 2018
Rise in H-1b RFEs Affects U.S. Companies

In 2017, the number of RFEs (request for additional evidence) issued by USCIS have seen a significant increase, although the number of H-1b petitions barely increased, as revealed by USCIS data. Al

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22 09, 2017
Donald Trump DACA-What Is DACA, The Program Trump Seeks To End?

On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced their decision to end the DACA program as reported by the White House, Office of the Press Secretary. Created by the Obama administration in

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