ICE removes Taiwanese exchange student who threatened to shoot up school

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers removed a citizen of Taiwan who was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of being an alien in possession of ammunition, following a Homeland Security Investigations...

Trump Administration Asks Top Court to Restore Asylum Order

(Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to let his order barring asylum for immigrants who enter the United States illegally take effect even as litigation over the matter proceeds. The U.S. Justice Department asked...

New H-1B Rule Likely Unlawful And More Costly For Employers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has proposed a new regulation that would change the way H-1B petitions are counted against the annual limit. USCIS would change the counting order when petitions are received in excess of the 65,000-limit and the 20,000 exemption...

Houston Recalls Legacy of George Bush

Inside the airport that bears his name, George Herbert Walker Bush looks, at a distance, as if he’s wearing a cape. An 8-foot-tall bronze statue at the Houston airport shows Mr. Bush standing tall and chisel-chinned against an invisible wind. Up close, the real image comes into...

Trump Administration Proposes Electronic Registration for H-1B Lottery Before Filing Petitions

On Monday, December 3, 2018, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (CIS) published a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register, proposing to introduce an electronic registration requirement and a change in the lottery process for H-1B petitions filed under the...

ICE removes Chinese man sentenced convicted of violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act

PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers removed a citizen of China Wednesday who was sentenced to three years in prison for attempting to illegally export high-grade carbon fiber to China, following an...

Report: Number of Immigrants in U.S Without Legal Status Continues to Drop

WASHINGTON — The number of immigrants in the U.S. without legal status has declined to its lowest level in more than a decade, according to a new report released Tuesday. The nonpartisan Pew Research Center said 10.7 million immigrants lacked legal status in 2016, down from 11...

Queens Immigration Attorney Found Guilty Of Operating Asylum Fraud Scheme

The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Andreea Dumitru, also known as “Andreea Dumitru Parcalaboiu,” an immigration attorney based in Queens, New York, was found guilty in Manhattan federal court of asylum fraud, making false statements...

Incoming Mexico Gov’t: No Deal to Host US Asylum-Seekers

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s incoming government denied a report Saturday that it plans to allow asylum-seekers to wait in the country while their claims move through U.S. immigration courts, one of several options the Trump administration has been pursuing in negotiations for...

Crime Menaces Migrants on Mexico Border as Tijuana Declares Crisis

TIJUANA, Mexico — Unaccompanied minors and other vulnerable migrants risk falling victim to crime in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, where thousands of Central Americans from caravans may be stuck for months as authorities tighten up asylum rules, advocates say. Some 4,600...
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