The administration is looking at changing the interpretation of the “may grant” clause of the act so as to enable it to stop extending the H-1B visa.
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will demand additional forms, certified translations, and notarized signatures from people while applying for green card or citizenship.
The administration’s plans may not be limited to changes in just the H-1b visa. There are proposals to change the practical training programs for foreign students and it may be announced in October 2018.
The report is not a fair representation of the incarcerated illegal immigrants since it excludes the data about the aliens held in state and local jails: analyst.
Increase in scrutiny and visa fees, along with the recently passed HR 170, is detrimental to bigger tech companies from India who file the H-1B applications.
McConnell said he would bring legislation on DACA for a vote to the Senate floor if lawmakers reach consensus on immigration and border security by the end of January.
Reportedly, the current contract is for five years and Accenture will be paid $42.6 million in the first year.
Cornyn said if Congress fails to meet the March deadline to fix the DACA issue, the president may extend the deadline.
There is an increase in the number of deportations and arrests of immigrants trying to enter and stay in the US illegally, according to CBP.
DHS is also mulling of making some significant amendments to the H-1B visa program.
Although it is not a new rule, generally, it is assumed by the beneficiaries that they can work for only one employer during their H-1B visa status.
The diversity lottery program was introduced in the House bill in 1990 by Schumer and that helped create the visa program.
The USCIS director pushed for immigration system sans lottery program and reduced extended-family migration.
A separate visa classification for these dependents, for instance, of H-1B visa holders, will help bring more workers from abroad.
Immigration experts opine that the unfavorable view toward the H-1B visa classification is likely to affect businesses from next year.
Sunitha Guntipally along with her husband Venkat Guntipally founded DS Soft Tech and Equinett, two employment-staffing companies for technology firms.
Entrepreneurs argued that DHS did not seek an advance comment from the public before announcing the delay. United States District Judge James E. Boasberg of District of Columbia has given hope to thousands of entrepreneurs who wanted to build innovative companies in the country as he overturned Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) move to delay […]
Nikki Haley said the accord’s policies “are inconsistent with US immigration and refugee policies and the Trump Administration’s immigration principles.”
Be “21st Century citizens,” the Washington-area entrepreneur and philanthropist urges new citizens.
An Indian worker requests suggestions and help on Facebook to keep herself in the US after losing job offer due to unfavorable H-1B environ.
Many green card holders apply for naturalization as it opens more opportunities.
The husband and wife duo helped their clients in getting H-1B visas approved.
Some 200 will become American citizens at the Boston event.