Update on Rumor that Trump Administration Will Seek Elimination of Certain H-1B Extensions

The McClatchy DC Bureau has recently reported that the Trump Administration is no longer considering new regulations that would eliminate H-1B extensions for H-1B workers who have reached certain milestones in the permanent residency process. In an earlier report, the McClatchy...

ICE immigration officers swoop in on 7-Elevens nationwide

By Julia Horowitz, CNN Money On Wednesday, agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement descended on 98 7-Eleven franchise stores across the country, where they began audits and interviewed employees and managers, according to the agency. Twenty one people suspected of...

TPS Holders Should Review Alternate Immigration Options

On January 8, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation would be terminated for El Salvador on September 9, 2019. Since March 9, 2001, the TPS designation allowed certain Salvadorians with continuous residence in...

Trump airs 2-phase plan for ‘Dreamers’

By Ken Thomas and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON — Searching for a bipartisan deal to avoid a government shutdown, President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that an immigration agreement could be reached in two phases — first by addressing young immigrants and border...

Employers should prepare for immigration inspections

By Chris Tomlinson, Houston Chronicle Houston employers need to dot their i’s and cross their t’s, because immigration agents are stepping up demands of: “Show me your papers!” U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is expanding inspections of Form I-9s,...

Federal court reverses DACA shutdown

A federal judge blocked President Donald Trump’s effort to shut down the Obama-era program that provides quasi-legal status and work permits to foreigners who entered the U.S. illegally as children. In a ruling Tuesday evening, San Francisco-based U.S. District Court judge...

U.S. to End Protections for Some Salvadoran Immigrants

By Alicia A. Caldwell and Laura Meckler The Trump administration’s decision Monday to send home Salvadorans who have long lived in the U.S. brings to a close nearly two decades of policy that let nearly half a million immigrants from nations affected by disasters remain in the...
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