Here’s What To Expect On Immigration In 2018

By Stuart Anderson, Forbes The easiest prediction to make for 2018 is that Donald Trump will not visit the Statue of Liberty on the Fourth of July and extol the virtues of America’s great tradition as a nation of immigrants. But what should we expect on immigration in 2018? Low...

The Trump Administration is Waging Guerrilla War on Legal Immigration, Attorneys Say

By Betsy Woodruff, The Daily Beast The Trump administration has quietly and unofficially made it significantly harder for people to legally immigrate to the United States, according to numerous immigration lawyers who have dealt with these matters for years. “Some percentage are...

Stoking Fears, Trump Defied Bureaucracy To Advance Immigration Agenda

By Michael D. Shear and Julie Hirschfeld Davis, The New York Times WASHINGTON — Late to his own meeting and waving a sheet of numbers, President Trump stormed into the Oval Office one day in June, plainly enraged. Five months before, Mr. Trump had dispatched federal officers to...

The Faces of Trump’s Immigration Crackdown of 2017

Texas Observer Five days into his presidency, Donald Trump issued a pair of executive orders that put America’s entire undocumented population on the table for deportation. The cold, bureaucratic language read: “We will not exempt classes or categories of removable aliens from...

Trump immigration crackdown targets Central Americans seeking asylum

By Sean Collins Walsh, American-Statesman As Trump targets illegal immigration, advocates say his policies are violating asylum-seekers’ rights. According to U.S. law and treaty obligations, asylum-seekers aren’t illegal immigrants and can’t be punished. Central Americans have...

Senators, White House lay groundwork for Dreamers deal

By Seung Min Kim, Heather Caygle and Elana Schor, Politico Top senators and White House officials are laying the groundwork for a major immigration deal in January to resolve the fate of young undocumented immigrants whose legal protections were put in limbo by President Donald...

As Trump Tightens Legal Immigration, Canada Woos Tech Firms

By Liz Robbins, The New York Times A Flatiron district artificial intelligence start-up was recently looking to expand, adding new engineers who happened to know a niche computer language. The people it hired hail from Morocco, Belarus, France, Georgia and Canada. But they are...

Without New Laws or Walls, Trump Presses the Brake on Legal Immigration

By Miriam Jordan, The New York Times The Cleveland Clinic has faced challenges securing visas for foreign-born specialists, one of many employers affected by President Trump’s tougher approach toward immigration. Credit T.J. Kirkpatrick for The New York Times A scientist...

Trump’s dishonest diversity visa lottery attack: Debate the merits of the program all you like but don’t lie about it

By Stephen Yale-Loehr, New York Daily News President Trump has complained about the media’s use of “fake news” in a variety of contexts. But the President himself is using fake news to mischaracterize the diversity visa program. President Trump recently stated in Florida that...

Trump Administration Poised to Eliminate H-4 EAD Program

In response to President Trump’s Executive Memorandum detailing a “Buy American, Hire American” policy, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has scrutinized petitions and applications for immigrant benefits more heavily and has evaluated ways to eliminate various...
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