9th Circ. Legal Concerns Influence Trump’s New Travel Ban

Law360, New York (March 9, 2017, 4: 16 PM EST) — On March 6, 2017, President Donald Trump signed a new executive order replacing the original order signed Jan. 27, 2017, which temporarily banned travel to the United States by foreign nationals from Iran, Iraq, Libya,...

Sugieren abogados calma a paisanos

Abogados especialistas en migración llamaron a la calma en torno a la “retórica” del Presidente estadounidense Donald Trump, sobre supuestos cambios en el trato a mexicanos que cuenten con su residencia en el vecino país. John W. Meyer, socio del despacho Foster,...

Texans should be concerned if Trump withdraws from NAFTA

By Robert F. Loughran President Donald Trump may exercise the power to unilaterally withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement but will likely require congressional approval to completely renegotiate NAFTA. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada expressed willingness...

A warrior monk makes Houston home

By Dylan Baddour, Houston Chronicle Shi Yan Feng closes his eyes and breathes deeply with ancient form. His palms rise face up on the inhale, then fall slowly, face down, on opposite sides of his torso then stretch straight upwards, summoning an energy that will make his body...

Build-That-Wall Pledge Has Companies Bracing for Labor Shortages

By Lauren Etter, Leslie Patton and Shannon Pettypiece For corporate America, there’s a lot to like about President-elect Donald Trump’s platform: fewer regulations, lower taxes and a singular devotion to deal-making. Yet there’s one signature campaign pledge — to round up...

A life in limbo

For H1-B visa holders, a layoff means a severe career derailment. By Lydia DePillis Until March, Ashwani Chandra’s life was proceeding according to plan. After getting a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington, he worked for three years...

5 Ways to Manage the Workplace Immigration Process

Ongoing I-9 and E-Verify enforcement efforts let employers know that serious civil and criminal sanctions can be imposed for noncompliance. By Avalyn C. Langemeier and Kari Blackman Whether immigration becomes more restrictive or expansive following the November general election,...

Major US Immigration Reform in Store for 2017

By Charles Foster I learned the hard way that it is difficult to make predictions as to when Congress will finally enact broad- based, comprehensive immigration reform. Having served as a senior immigration policy adviser for President George W. Bush in 2000 and 2004, I felt...

12 Best STEM Colleges For International Students: Why A Tech Education Matters

By Sarah Munir The U.S. is fast becoming the destination of choice for an increasing number of foreign undergraduate students. International student enrollment in stateside universities has increased by 42% over the past five years, soaring from 784,481 international students in...
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