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Joe Biden administration prepares to roll back Donald Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' policy
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Joe Biden administration prepares to roll back Donald Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' policy

Over the last week, the Biden administration has been in ongoing discussions about when to start admitting migrants, many of whom are seeking asylum into the US, said Homeland Security officials

Donald Trump issues two-week emergency declaration in Washington DC ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration
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Donald Trump issues two-week emergency declaration in Washington DC ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration

The order, which will remain in effect till 24 January, comes after the FBI warned of armed protests at all 50 US state Capitols in the lead up to Joe Biden's inauguration

Donald Trump mulled naming Sidney Powell, who floated election conspiracy theories, as voter fraud special counsel
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Donald Trump mulled naming Sidney Powell, who floated election conspiracy theories, as voter fraud special counsel

During a White House meeting, the outgoing president also asked about deploying the military to 'rerun' the election. Ex-NSA Michael Flynn, whom Trump recently pardoned, called on the president to declare martial law

Rejecting Donald Trump's claims, US attorney-general says no sign of voter fraud in presidential polls
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Rejecting Donald Trump's claims, US attorney-general says no sign of voter fraud in presidential polls

William Barr said both the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security called the 2020 election the 'most secure in American history'

Donald Trump administration proposes to scrap computerised lottery system to select H-1B visas
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Donald Trump administration proposes to scrap computerised lottery system to select H-1B visas

US govt is planning to replace the lottery system with a wage-level-based selection process which is expected to counter the downward pressure on the wages of US workers

Donald Trump administration imposes new curbs on H-1B visas to protect US workers, narrows ‘specialty occupation’ definition
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Donald Trump administration imposes new curbs on H-1B visas to protect US workers, narrows ‘specialty occupation’ definition

The new rules will allow enforcement of compliance through worksite inspections and monitor compliance before, during and after an H1-B visa is approved

Trump administration proposes fixed time limit on visas for students, researchers, journalists
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Trump administration proposes fixed time limit on visas for students, researchers, journalists

The proposal has been brought in view of the abuse of the loopholes in the existing system by China, the Department of Homeland Security said

Donald Trump government scraps 6 July policy to strip international students of US visas
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Donald Trump government scraps 6 July policy to strip international students of US visas

The policy about foreign students was one of a number of measures Trump has taken to advance his agenda on immigration, using the coronavirus pandemic and the need to protect the country from health threats as justification

H-1B visa suspension: Remote working during COVID-19 lockdown insulates India's IT sector; Indian talent will be in demand, say experts
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H-1B visa suspension: Remote working during COVID-19 lockdown insulates India's IT sector; Indian talent will be in demand, say experts

Analysts and sector specialists said that the latest move by the Trump government is not expected to have much impact on the Indian tech sector which has a significant presence in the US.

Donald Trump to sign Executive Order barring immigration into US, blames 'invisible enemy' for move
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Donald Trump to sign Executive Order barring immigration into US, blames 'invisible enemy' for move

President Donald Trump said on Monday evening that he intended to close the United States to people trying to immigrate into the country to live and work, a drastic move that he said would protect American workers from foreign competition once the nation’s economy began to recover from the shutdown caused by the coronavirus outbreak

US law enforcement agencies arrest over 250 students, including 90 Indians, from fake university set up by authorities to check immigration fraud
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US law enforcement agencies arrest over 250 students, including 90 Indians, from fake university set up by authorities to check immigration fraud

US federal law enforcement agencies have arrested 90 more foreign students, mostly from India, taking the total number of students held so far to over 250 from a fake university set up by the authorities to check immigration fraud

Facebook to block fake US DHS accounts who are spying on profiles of foreigners
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Facebook to block fake US DHS accounts who are spying on profiles of foreigners

“Law enforcement authorities are required to use their real names on Facebook and we make this policy clear,” Facebook spokeswoman

Homeland Security report says migrant arrests at US-Mexico border fell 28% in a month due to ‘tightened controls’
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Homeland Security report says migrant arrests at US-Mexico border fell 28% in a month due to ‘tightened controls’

The number of migrants detained after entering the US across the southern border fell 28 percent in June from May as both the United States and Mexico tightened controls, the Department of Homeland Security announced on Tuesday.

US Department of Homeland Security requests 1,000 additional soldiers to help manage migrant crisis in Texas
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US Department of Homeland Security requests 1,000 additional soldiers to help manage migrant crisis in Texas

US Department of Homeland Security requested 1,000 additional soldiers to help manage the migrant crisis in Texas, the Pentagon said on Monday. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been criticized after a report from its inspector general, a watchdog, last week warned about 'dangerous overcrowding' in migrant detention facilities in Texas.

Donald Trump says immigrants 'unhappy' with conditions at detention centres should be told 'not to come'
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Donald Trump says immigrants 'unhappy' with conditions at detention centres should be told 'not to come'

President Donald Trump, facing renewed criticism from Democrats and activists over his handling of a migrant crisis on the US- Mexico border

Donald Trump adminstration's decision to rescind work permit for H-4 visas yet to take final shape
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Donald Trump adminstration's decision to rescind work permit for H-4 visas yet to take final shape

H-4 visas are issued to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India.

Donald Trump orders massive overhaul of Homeland Security dept, fires Secret Service chief, reveals CNN report
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Donald Trump orders massive overhaul of Homeland Security dept, fires Secret Service chief, reveals CNN report

President Donald Trump has ordered a shake-up of the leadership of the Department of Homeland Security, the head of the US Secret Service said on Monday, after the White House said the official would be soon be leaving his post.

US says has received sufficient H-1B visas in just five days to meet 65,000 cap for FY 2020
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US says has received sufficient H-1B visas in just five days to meet 65,000 cap for FY 2020

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows the US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise

US Senate Republicans, in open revolt, vote against Donald Trump 'emergency declaration' forcing veto showdown
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US Senate Republicans, in open revolt, vote against Donald Trump 'emergency declaration' forcing veto showdown

US Senate Republicans launched their first major rebuke of US President Donald Trump voting against his ambitious 'emergency declaration' to build a border wall along the US-Mexico border. In voting against the move, Trump's own party is showing the first signs of breaking away as the 2020 campaigning shifts into higher gear and the wounds of the 2018 midterm loss remain fresh.

Proposal to bar H-1B spouses from working in US reaches White House for final decision; move to impact 90,000
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Proposal to bar H-1B spouses from working in US reaches White House for final decision; move to impact 90,000

US lawmakers, including Senator Kamala Harris, and Silicon Valley companies argue that this is not only anti-women, but also prevents talented spouses of H-1B visa holders from working in the United States.