Immigration


Latest Immigration Executive Order Explained Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

President Donald Trump's latest curb on immigration tightens and extends restrictions on foreign work visas and legal immigration to the U.S. The newly-signed order blocks — through the end of the year — visas for a variety of guest workers such as au pairs, engineers and scientists, who come..

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Trump Suspends Issuance of H-1B, H-2B, L-1, and J-1 Work Visas Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

STAFF WRITE, CLEVELAND:- After months of speculation, President Trump issued the “Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S, Labor Market Following the Coronavirus Outbreak.” Referencing the millions of Americans who remain out of work due to COVID-19-related..

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Trump to suspend H-1B work visas and others through end of year Monday, June 22nd, 2020

WASHINGTON, (Reuters):- U.S. President Donald Trump will expand an existing visa ban to include certain non-immigrant work visas as part of a move to protect U.S. workers amid the economic devastation tied to the coronavirus pandemic, a senior administration official said on Monday. Trump will..

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Trump embraces immigration court fight as election boost Friday, June 19th, 2020

By WILL WEISSERT and ZEKE MILLER, WASHINGTON (AP):- The Supreme Court’s rejection of one of Donald Trump’s key immigration measures reignites a hot-button issue in a presidential campaign already scorched by pandemic, economic collapse and protests over police brutality and racial..

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Trump says he will renew effort to end DACA protections

By ASTRID GALVAN and DEB RIECHMANN, WASHINGTON (AP):- Undeterred by this week’s Supreme Court ruling, President Donald Trump said Friday he will renew his effort to end legal protections for hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the United States as children. Trump denounced the high..

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Young immigrants land court win but still face uncertainty Thursday, June 18th, 2020

By ASTRID GALVAN, PHOENIX (AP):- The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld legal protections for young immigrants, but President Donald Trump could still take away the ability for hundreds of thousands of them to live and work legally in the United States. With no legislative answer in sight, that means..

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Efforts to forge consensus on citizenship Bill

KATHMANDU:- Discussion was held between the ruling Nepal Communist Party and main opposition Nepali Congress leaders to forge a consensus on the citizenship bill under consideration in the parliament. The discussion was held between the senior leaders of the two parties, after Prime Minister and..

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Nepal Immigration Department renew tourist visa for 15 days Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Nepal Immigration Department has stated that foreign tourists who have a tourist visa till April 22 do not have to come to the Immigration Department to regularize their visa within 15 days of the start of international flights. Announcing the decision made by the Home Ministry on..

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The Long-Term Political Influence of Immigrants

In our digitized 24-hour news cycle, where information can be distributed and consumed with the flick of a few buttons, immediacy often crowds out historical perspective. That dynamic has been in play recently amid the change in U.S. immigration policy by the Trump Administration. The intense..

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Trump administration proposes more restrictions on asylum

By Daniel Uria, (UPI):- A series of changes proposed by the Trump administration to restrict immigration and make it more difficult for migrants to receive asylum in the United States were posted to the Federal Register on Monday to begin a public comment period. The 161-page notice of proposed..

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Trump Administration Proposes Sweeping Asylum Restrictions Friday, June 12th, 2020

By Elliot Spagat, SAN DIEGO, (AP):- The Trump administration on Wednesday proposed sweeping restrictions on asylum, seeking to align a legal framework with the president’s efforts to limit immigration to the United States. The moves are only the latest in a series of measures that Trump has..

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Judge blocks ICE from civil arrests at New York courthouses Thursday, June 11th, 2020

NEW YORK, (AP):- Federal immigration authorities can’t make civil arrests at New York state courthouses or arrest anyone going there for a proceeding because a policy change was made in an arbitrary and capricious manner, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. The ruling by Judge Jed S. Rakoff came..

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US Immigration Courts to Resume Hearing From June 29 Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

By Manoj Rijal, NEW YORK:- The US Immigration Courts, which were functioning minimum because of the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic, will resume hearing on the immigration cases from June 29, 2020. According to the Executive Office for Immigration Review, the hearings will take place in various..

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Justices back sheriffs involved in immigration program

Gary D. Robertson, RALEIGH, (AFP):- The North Carolina Supreme Court has ruled state judges don’t have authority to release immigrants held by a county sheriff working on behalf of the U.S. government with documents directing them to be detained. The state Supreme Court said in a ruling Friday..

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N.C. Justices Back Sheriffs Involved in Immigration Program Monday, June 8th, 2020

BY GARY D. ROBERTSON, RALEIGH, N.C. (AP):- The North Carolina Supreme Court has ruled state judges don’t have authority to release immigrants held by a county sheriff working on behalf of the U.S. government with documents directing them to be detained. The state Supreme Court said in a ruling..

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