Aishwarya Kumar for National Geographic It was week five of the quarantine, the week President Trump tweeted plans to temporarily halt immigration to the United States. I am a legal immigrant from India living in Hartford, Connecticut. What did the tweet mean for me and the millions of legal immigrants currently living in the country? […]

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From ABC News International students studying in the United States on an F-1 or M-1 student visa won’t be able to continue their studies in the fall if their school only offers online classes, according to an announcement from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The ruling comes as schools across the country attempt to navigate […]

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From Quartz The suspension of various work-related US visas by president Donald Trump this week includes a provision to specifically bar people coming to the US to become au pairs. The J-visa program has historically provided cheap live-in childcare to families who can house and feed a young foreigner, while spending about $1,500 a month […]

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Opinion by Sophie Alcorn for TechCrunch As a second-generation immigration attorney, I’ve spent three decades helping people navigate the U.S. immigration system. At my Silicon Valley firm, we support tech entrepreneurs and business owners seeking business-nurturing opportunities that only the U.S. can offer. My clients are innovators with big American dreams, founding companies that will […]

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From The Hill President Trump is focusing this week on highlighting efforts to restrict immigration into the U.S., seeking to reenergize his base of supporters and deliver on campaign promises as he lags in the polls behind presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. The administration on Monday detailed new limits on work visas, and Trump […]

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From the BBC US President Donald Trump has extended a pause on some green cards and suspended visas for other foreign workers until the end of 2020. High-skilled tech workers, non-agricultural seasonal helpers, au pairs and top executives will be affected. The White House said the move will create jobs for Americans hurting economically due […]

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President is expected to take action scaling back employment-based immigration in move aimed at speeding economic recovery after pandemic crisis

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On her last legal day in the United States, Tatiana Angulo awoke before sunrise in her attic bedroom and listened for a few moments to the sounds of what her life had become.

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From the Houston Chronicle WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz — two Texas Republicans — are at odds over how far the Trump administration should go as the White House weighs restricting guest worker visas amid the coronavirus outbreak. Cornyn this week joined a group of senators writing to President Donald Trump, […]

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From The Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the government agency that processes immigration applications, is set to run out of money this summer and will begin attaching a 10% surcharge to application fees, the agency confirmed. Unlike most federal agencies, the USCIS operates almost entirely on the money it raises from the […]

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From Newsweek A $3 trillion coronavirus relief package released by House Democrats on Tuesday includes new efforts to protect and support immigrants in the U.S., including those on the frontlines of responding to the pandemic. Under the HEROES Act, which was introduced by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, one of the measures seeking to support immigrant […]

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Confusion, sorrow and outrage are rippling across some immigrant communities after the announcement of a Trump administration policy that is expected to all but shut down family-based immigration from four countries, including Myanmar.

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Donald Trump’s administration is encouraging low-skilled Mexican migrants to come to America, legally

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