Trump promised to end it, but the visa lottery will still raffle off 50,000 green cards

By Daniel Shoer Roth Despite President Donald Trump’s promises to eliminate the diversity visa lottery, thousands of people from around the world will still have the chance to legally immigrate to the United States and achieve the American Dream through the program. The U.S....

3 Tips for Successful U.S. Market Entry

By Sang Shin, Attorney Each year, the U.S. Department of Commerce and each of the 50 states court foreign companies from all over the world to encourage and incentivize investment. The Department of Commerce’s flagship event, the Select USA Investment Summit, rolls out the red...

It’s not just the U.S.: Europe’s growing anti-immigration backlash

The forces of anti-immigration politics are upending liberal governments all over Europe — with voters in 21 of 28 EU countries citing immigration as the top issue facing the continent, according to a recent Eurobarometer survey. The big picture: That’s a disconnect with...

Proposed Rule to Remove International Entrepreneur Parole Program

On May 29, 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register for the Removal of the International Entrepreneur Parole Program with a deadline for public comment of June 28, 2018. The International Entrepreneur...

Visa-Waiver Travelers May Now Check Online and Receive Email Reminders about their Authorized Stay

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) rolled out enhanced features under the “View Compliance” tab of the CBP website, which allows travelers under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) to check their immigration status and expiration dates of their authorized stay in the United...

Trump is making it harder for Canadians to legally immigrate to the U.S., lawyers say

By Daniel Dale, TheStar.com WASHINGTON—Canadians trying to move to the United States are regularly facing more paperwork, tougher scrutiny and longer waiting times than Canadians did before Donald Trump became president, immigration lawyers in both countries say. Trump is known...

Carry-On Restrictions for Certain Flights to the United States and United Kingdom

The United States and the United Kingdom have announced similar restrictions on carry-on items for certain international flights arriving in each country from the Middle East and North Africa. Carry-On Restrictions for Flights from Certain Airports in the Middle East and North...

The Time that America Got Mexico to Stop Emigration

by Alex Nowrasteh Republican frontrunner Donald Trump claims he is going to build a wall along the border and get Mexico to pay for it. This has been laughed off as infeasible, perhaps even a little nutty. Yet perhaps we should have held back our disdain a little longer. In 1954,...

For Immigrants, America Is Still More Welcoming Than Europe

The United States has some of the most hostile policies toward an immigrant population found in the developed world. Start with the special police forces dedicated to persecuting and deporting over a quarter of the nation’s immigrants, the estimated 11 million who entered the...
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