Tag: Trump Administration

Can We Get Beyond Conversations about Section 1325?

Aug 8, 2019

When Julian Castro introduced the idea of decriminalizing border crossing into the Democratic presidential nominee conversation, it took over. That is in part because it is one of the places where day...

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Trump's Asylum Changes Compound the Real Problem

Jul 18, 2019

Because the Trump Administration has been unable to reach a Safe Third Country agreement with Mexico, it has opted unilaterally to force the situation by ruling that migrants who pass through another ...

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The Point of Threatened ICE Raids is Fear

Jul 16, 2019

It’s tempting to chew on President Trump’s ‘go back to where you came from’ tweets directed at a number of U.S.-born women in Congress, but honestly, that’s sadly not surprising. He has lowered the le...

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What Can You Do?

Jun 27, 2019

In light of the threats of ICE raids and detentions issues—kids in detention, families in detention, predictions that Louisiana will have over 10,000 ICE detention beds by the end of the year pu...

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How to Prepare for Possible ICE Sweeps

Jun 25, 2019

President Trump postponed the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) sweep that he announced would take place last weekend in 10 major American cities including New Orleans. Since he tied the delay...

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Trump Seeks Safe Third Country Agreements with Guatamala, Mexico

Jun 21, 2019

Recently, President Trump tweeted that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will begin a mass deportation effort aimed at removing “millions” of undocumented immigrants, and that Guatemala is abo...

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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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