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Jun 16, 2018
Foreign workers, including H1B cohort, brace for nail biting finish as do-or-die US immigration deal inches closer to crucial vote next weekForeign workers in America are bracing for what might turn out to a make or break legislative effort with massive implications for their future in the United States at a time of tremendous immigrant stress.
Jun 08, 2018
Hopes rise for US immigration deal on DACA while legal immigrants remain on edge in midterm election yearA leader of US House moderates said Thursday that a tentative deal with conservatives has emerged to help young "Dreamer" immigrants brought illegally to the US as children and later given temporary protections by the Obama government now stay in the U.S. legally. But where does all this leave those who are legally in America and waiting in line?
Jun 05, 2018
US immigration agents arrest more than 100 illegals in Ohio sting as Donald Trump doubles down on border control ahead of midtermsU.S. immigration agents made more than 100 arrests Tuesday at an Ohio gardening and landscaping company, one of the largest such stings in recent years and part of the Trump administration's growing crackdown on employers for hiring people who are in the country illegally.
May 29, 2018
Donald Trump on midterm campaign mode whips up immigration storm; seizes on opponents' glaring social media errorsUS President Donald Trump on Tuesday seized on an error by liberal activists who tweeted photos of young-looking immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border in steel cages and blamed the current administration for separating immigrant children from their parents.
May 26, 2018
US will add 15,000 H-2B visas for seasonal non-farm workers, says DHS boss Kirstjen NielsenThe Trump administration will make available an additional 15,000 H-2B visas, meant for temporary non-agricultural workers, for this fiscal year, the Department of Homeland Security said in a statement on Friday. The U.S.
May 24, 2018
Proposal to revoke H4 work permit getting final touches at DHS as H1B spouses brace for tough choicesThe proposal to rescind work authorisation of H1B spouses in America is getting its final touches at the Department of Homeland Security before being sent off for approval by Donald Trump’s budget chief after which it will be published and open for comments.
Apr 13, 2018
H1B workers' spouses on H4 visas 'shocked' at fallout of New York Times story on fate of work permitsThe New York Times tells the story of H4 dependent spouse through the experiences of a California resident who reveals details of her monthly mortgage payment - $ 4,800. It’s the only house mortgage payment that is mentioned in the entire NYT longform but that’s enough red meat for a country battling economic anxiety across many industries. The scathing reactions have set off alarm bells in the H4 community.
Apr 03, 2018
On H1B lottery day, Trump admin confirms hardline immigration legislation in the worksThe Trump administration is drafting a new “package” of hardline immigration legislation to “close all loopholes once and for all” likely including border security, family based and employment based immigration, senior White House officials said on the same day US President Trump railed against ‘caravans’ of illegal immigrants entering America’s porous borders.
Mar 30, 2018
Multiple H-1B applications will lead to rejection; to intensify scrutiny of non-immigrant visas, warns USCISThe H-1B programme offers temporary US visas that allow companies to hire highly skilled foreign professionals working in areas with shortages of qualified American workers.
Mar 29, 2018
H1B petitioners get stern warning from USCIS: Don't try gaming lottery with multiple applications for same employeeThis is just in Thursday morning, bright and early. With the new H1B filing season opening April 2, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services has made it clear in a policy memo released to public today that it's taking a sledgehammer to H1B petitioners who pile on multiple applications for the same prospective employee (called "beneficiary") even if the additional applications come from a company with a different name.