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...

Trump signs proclamation blocking asylum seekers caught at the U.S.-Mexico border

President Donald Trump signed a presidential proclamation Friday morning that will block migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally from seeking asylum. The move – which will almost certainly face legal opposition – aims to funnel asylum seekers toward ports of entry....

H-1B visa fraud: Feds indict Sunnyvale man for bringing in 600 workers illegally

In a sign of the continuing crackdown on H-1B visa fraud, a Sunnyvale man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for an alleged scheme to illegally bring in 600 foreign workers to Silicon Valley over the past decade. Kishore Kumar Kavuru, 46, billed himself as a “staffing...

H-1B: Big Tech pushes back against ‘dramatic increase’ in visa denials

President Donald Trump’s crackdown on the controversial H-1B visa is wreaking havoc on U.S. employers, says a group whose members include many of Silicon Valley’s largest technology firms. In a letter to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration and the Department of Homeland Security,...

Abrupt Release From Detention Sends Many Immigrants Through San Antonio

By David Martin Davies It’s 3 a.m. Saturday and Bertalina is shivering at the San Antonio Greyhound Bus Station. She and her son were released hours ago from a border patrol holding facility in McAllen and then sent to San Antonio. Bertalina is one of several thousand asylum...

Immigrants seeking citizenship face growing backlog in applications

By Amy Taxin October 28 LOS ANGELES — More than 700,000 immigrants are waiting on applications to become U.S. citizens, a process that once took about six months but has stretched to more than two years in some places under the Trump administration. The number of immigrants...

55% Of America’s Billion-Dollar Startups Have An Immigrant Founder

By: Stuart Anderson What would America lose if we blocked refugees and family-sponsored and employment-based immigrants from coming to the United States? For starters, we would likely lose more than half of the billion-dollar startup companies in America. A new study from the...

Charles C. Foster Joins Am-Pak Business Development Forum As Chairman, Houston Chapter

Washington: Mr. Charles C. Foster Joins America -Pakistan Business Development Forum as Chairman, Houston Chapter Am-Pak Business Development Forum has been established under ICCMC to promote business relationship between USA and Pakistan. Its first inaugural event in Karachi,...

November 2018 Visa Bulletin – Minor Forward Progress Only for EB-2 China, EB-3 and Other Workers Philippines, and EB-5 Vietnam

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) published the Monthly Visa Bulletin for November 2018, which reflected minor forward progress only for EB-2 China, EB-3 and Other Workers Philippines, and EB-5 Vietnam, with the remainder of the priority dates remaining current or backlogged....

South Texas stash house operator sentenced to 5 years in federal prison | ICE

SAN ANTONIO — A Mexican man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to more than five years in prison following his conviction for conspiracy to transport illegal aliens which resulted in ten deaths. This case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE)...
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