Tag: Trump Administration

Trump's Immigration Reform More Campaign Document Than Threat

May 17, 2019

On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced what he called a “big, beautiful, bold plan” and a “sweeping modernization of our dysfunctional legal immigration process.” The proposal is an effort...

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Has the Trump Administration Instituted Travel Ban 4.0?

Apr 24, 2019

Monday, the White House issued a new memorandum on Non-immigrant visa overstays   The short version is that the White House thinks the number of people coming in with permission and oversta...

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Changes to H-1B Visas Favor those with Higher Education

Feb 11, 2019

Recentlyu, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced changes to H-1B visa processing that will go into effect April 1 this year. In the past, a lottery granted 20,000 visa t...

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Time to Prepare for H-1B Season

Jan 15, 2019

The shutdown has closed the immigration court, but it won’t stop H-1B season. H-1B visas are issued by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and that agency is open since it is p...

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The Real Crisis on the Border

Jan 8, 2019

Tonight the president will address the nation to speak about the crisis he believes exists along America’s southern border. The one he sees doesn’t exist. Unauthorized immigration is on the decline, a...

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Trump Administration Tries to Keep Asylum Seekers in Mexico

Nov 26, 2018

When Border Patrol fired tear gas on migrants on the Mexico side of the U.S.-Mexico border Sunday, it was one of the more extreme measures the Trump Administration has undertaken to deter migrants fro...

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Trump's Executive Order Further Restricts Asylum--for Now

Nov 12, 2018

In a televised speech on the Thursday before the midterm elections, President Donald Trump announced a planned executive order that would further restrict asylum, but that promise didn’t capture the p...

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Birthright Citizenship isn't Going Anywhere, and it Shouldn't

Nov 2, 2018

It’s hard to take President Trump’s threat to end birthright citizenship through an executive order seriously. Coming as it does during the last days before the midterm elections, it sounds like an ec...

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Economic Impact of Immigrants Complicates the Immigration Conversation

Oct 30, 2018

It’s depressingly clear that President Trump is using immigration as an issue to try to mobilize his base as the midterm elections approach. By all estimates, the migrant caravan won’t reach the U.S.-...

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TPS Termination on Hold for Now

Oct 5, 2018

Earlier this year, the Trump Administration started the clock to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for those in the country who registered for it from Haiti, Sudan, Honduras and El Salva...

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