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Trump Administration Planning Significant Changes to H-1B Lotteries

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In line with President Trump’s immigration platform, the Trump administration is seeking to make changes to the current H-1B lottery system. The changes would increase the number of highly educated workers obtaining the visa – with applicants with advanced degrees gaining preference. Politico, citing an anonymous source from the DHS, has stated that the administration intends on pooling all H-1B…

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DHS Agrees to Reprieve for Immigrants in Temporary Protected Status

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Immigrants with Temporary Protected Status will be allowed to legally remain in the United States after the Department of Homeland Security complied with a federal court’s order to continue the program. In early October, a federal court judge in California order a halt to the Trump administration’s plan to not renew TPS for thousands of holders. However, the DHS has…

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The Trump Administration Cannot Keep its Promises (July 2018)

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Although the Trump Administration wants asylum seekers to come legally through ports of entry, these families are still facing issues with separation from their children. Despite statements from the Department of Homeland Security saying the separation of families is a “myth,” reports from immigration courts discovered by the Texas Tribune show the myth is very real.   Immigration law experts believe…

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Trump Administration Blocks Victims of Domestic Abuse and Gang Violence from Claiming Asylum (June 2018)

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Attorney General Sessions recently ruled that victims of domestic and gang related violence cannot seek asylum in the United States. He justified this decision by stating that asylum was never intended to be a government program to fix the problems of other countries. Immigrant and civil rights activists disagree with the notion of sending people on American soil back to…

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NEWSLETTER EXTRA: February 9, 2017

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Newsletter - Immigration Update: February 9, 2017 RULING FROM 9TH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS EXPECTED VERY SOON Nawlaw is carefully monitoring the outcome of President Trump's Executive Order now being decided by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in California. Last Friday, a federal judge in Seattle temporarily blocked President Trump's week-old immigration Executive Order from being enforced nationwide, thereby...
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