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Lawsuit against Trump Govt for separating 'hundreds' of immigrant families
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Lawsuit against Trump Govt for separating 'hundreds' of immigrant families

Immigrant advocates say the mother and daughter's case is emblematic of the approach taken by President Donald Trump's administration. The lawsuit, which asks a judge to declare family separation unlawful, says "hundreds of families" have been split by immigration authorities.

H1B workers must brace for heightened scrutiny as Trump Govt doubles down on compliance
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H1B workers must brace for heightened scrutiny as Trump Govt doubles down on compliance

H1B shops in the US are in for heightened scrutiny as America’s top border control agency is recommending stricter methods to deal with wrongdoers and is keen to pursue even “unverified” reasons that lead to suspicion of below-the-radar abuse of non-immigrant work visas.

Trump signs executive order on H1B visa review, says lottery system is all wrong
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Trump signs executive order on H1B visa review, says lottery system is all wrong

He’s finally done it - Donald Trump has signed an executive order on stricter enforcement and review of the H1B visa - popular in the technology industry to bring "highly skilled" foreign workers into the US, typically at a price advantage. How the "highly skilled" has been defined has been at the centre of a raging debate with American 'victims' lashing out at how H1B body shops are gaming the system to import low grade, low paid toiling masses into their mainland.

How the H1B visa is getting skewered
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How the H1B visa is getting skewered

The latest smackdown in a relentless series of tightening measures the last 70 days is hitting H1B workers where it hurts most - computer programmers will not be eligible for H1B visas by default. “By default” is the operative word here and runs in parallel with every hole that’s getting plugged in the way H1B works in Trump’s America.

For H1B workers in Trump-led world, silver lining of 60-day grace period after job loss
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For H1B workers in Trump-led world, silver lining of 60-day grace period after job loss

Hidden away in the rubble of Trump’s executive orders that are pockmarking the immigrant experience in America is a bright spot for H1B workers in the USA - they now have a 60 day grace period after any job loss unlike the earlier rule where they fell out of status immediately and officially had about 2 weeks to clear out of the country.

US plans New Year push to expel illegal migrants
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US plans New Year push to expel illegal migrants

The Department of Homeland Security could not confirm -- but did not dispute -- the anonymously-sourced reports in the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and several other outlets.

The Latest: US adds air security 'enhancements' after crash
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The Latest: US adds air security 'enhancements' after crash

The U.S. Homeland Security Department has announced a series of new security efforts aimed at international airports in the wake of the crash of a Russian jetliner over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.

2 Indian men charged with smuggling people into US arrested in New Jersey
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2 Indian men charged with smuggling people into US arrested in New Jersey

Two Indian nationals conspired with an undercover federal agent to smuggle people from Thailand to New Jersey, prosecutors said Thursday.