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