Daily Archives: April 13, 2018

H-1B visa applications are down again

Applications for the visa, which is frequently used in the tech industry by highly-skilled foreign workers, opened on April 2 for a five day period. This year, 190,098 applications were received, down from 199,000 applic ...

GOP rep.: ‘A lot of the attractive children are not making it to the border’

Republican Rep. John Carter made the comment at a hearing about US immigration and border agencies in an exchange with fellow Texas Republican Rep. John Culberson and officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement an ...

ICE agents under investigation after fleeing couple die in car crash

The parents of six were killed in a car crash while they were fleeing Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. ICE says the two were not the targets ICE was looking to arrest, but there are discrepancies about whether ...

Undocumented immigrants pay billions of dollars in federal taxes each year

One of the biggest misconceptions about undocumented immigrants is that they don’t pay any taxes. In his first address to Congress, President Trump set the tone for his coming immigration agenda when he said immigration ...

In Pennsylvania, it’s open season on undocumented immigrants

From the time they first flirted at a party, Anne and Ludvin Franco were inseparable. It did not matter that Anne, a waitress, was Pennsylvania Dutch going back generations, while Ludvin, a cook, had grown up in the scru ...

Muslim Activist From Australia Denied Entry Into US

Yassmin Abdel-Magied tweeted that she was turned away at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday and deported to London, where she now lives. ...

Trump administration pauses legal orientation for immigrants

The $8 million-a-year program that provides legal orientation to immigrants in deportation proceedings is on hold pending review, according to the U.S. Department of Justice, which oversees immigration courts. ...

Judge bars immigration enforcement criteria for police grant

The ruling came after Los Angeles — a sanctuary city — filed a request for the injunction. ...

Mattis pledges ‘no contact with the migrants’ for troops on Mexico border

Mattis deflected questions about whether he planned to keep troops there as political leverage to fulfill Trump’s vision, saying a number of factors could lead to the end of the reinforcement mission. Instead, he describ ...

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