More changes to H-1B visa rules this February

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H-1B visa seekers should prep themselves to be subject to more scrutiny during the application process. According to Times of India, a new policy memorandum by the US Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) said its officers could ask for more documents and evidence from hiring firms. This will be used to prove whether the applicants have specific […]


The Supreme Court levied a blow to the Trump administration on Monday as it refused to review a federal ruling that keeps the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, partially alive. Though well received, immigration advocates have cautioned that the victory will be short-lived unless Congress takes meaningful action to address the fate […]

Donald Trump admin makes H1-B visa approval tough; Indian firms to be impacted

Under the new policy, the company would have to go an extra length to prove that its H-1B employee at a third-party worksite has specific and non-qualifying speculative assignments in speciality occupation. The Trump administration has announced a new policy that makes very tough the procedure of issuing H-1B visas to those to be employed […]

H-1B visas: How the Trump administration is ‘freaking people out’

• Queenie Wong • PUBLISHED: February 20, 2018 at 6:00 am | UPDATED: February 20, 2018 at 10:38 am • Categories: Business, California News, Latest Headlines, Nation & World, News, Technology VIDEO: New rules from the Trump Administration will make it harder for visa holders to extend their stay in the U.S. The U.S. Citizenship and […]

5 things for February 12: Immigration, Puerto Rico, Oxfam

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By Doug Criss, CNN (CNN) Happy Monday. We’ll be spending the morning poring through the thousands of emails you sent with your suggestions on our Sunday experiment. But first, here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” […]

Mount Snow looks to EB-5 program for $94M expansion

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Mount Snow executives want to raise $94 million for their next expansion project, and they expect more than half of that — at least $55.5 million — to come from the EB-5 foreign investment program. The figures come from a new U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing by Peak Resorts, Mount Snow’s Missouri-based parent company. […]

Senate will take up immigration reform next week

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by Susan Ferrechio | Feb 5, 2018,  Senate Republican leaders said they plan to bring an immigration reform measure to the floor next week but have not indicated the specifics of the legislation. Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, told the Washington Examiner lawmakers will debate immigration next week as long as Congress is able to clear a must-pass spending […]