Immigration firm seems to thrive after Trump lawyer’s help
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Immigration firm seems to thrive after Trump lawyer’s help

When Nicholas Mastroianni II hooked up with Cohen last year, his business was threatened by a looming crackdown on a federal program offering foreigners visas if they invest in certain U.S. real estate projects. Cohen connected Mastroianni with a lobbying firm and, hundreds of thousands of dollars in payments later, Mastroianni appears to be in the clear. Continue reading

Trump’s Crackdown on Students Who Overstay Visas Rattles Higher Education
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Trump’s Crackdown on Students Who Overstay Visas Rattles Higher Education

In a policy memorandum, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced this month that it plans to change how it calculates “unlawful presence” for foreigners in the student visa and exchange program. It will also impose harsher punishments — up to a 10-year ban from the country — for graduates who overstay their visas. Continue reading