Tag Archives: Visas

The Trump Administration Just Made It Easier to Deport Survivors of Human Trafficking and Domestic Abuse

The brutal crackdown on legal immigration continues. ...

Who Needs a Border Wall When You Have DS-5535?

Originally published by The NY Times On May 16, I accompanied my fiancée to the United States Consulate in Casablanca, Morocco, for her visa interview. We had waited eight months for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigrat ...

California high court rules for immigrant kids in visa fight

The California Supreme Court on Thursday made it easier for some immigrant children who are abused or abandoned by a parent to seek a U.S. visa to avoid deportation. It was not immediately clear how many children the rul ...

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 co ...

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 wi ...

Doctors, teachers and entrepreneurs on H-4 visas fear losing their businesses and jobs

Gajera, who is originally from India, is in the United States on an H-4 dependent visa, which is typically given to the spouses and dependent children of H-1B visa holders. ...

Congressman Says Visa Approval Amid Crab Crisis ‘Imminent’

The Baltimore Sun reports the announcement Thursday from U.S. Rep. Andy Harris came amid reports that Maryland's crab industry is suffering a labor shortage. Nearly half of Maryland crab workers were left without laborer ...

Fixing the ‘Involuntary Housewife Visa

In the decades since, wait times for green cards for Indian techies have become impossibly long, with particularly unfortunate consequences for H-4 spouses who want to work. And President Trump is now poised to undo a 20 ...

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 ...

The real immigration problem for Trump to fix is overstaying visas, not illegal border crossings

Instead, we should really focus on visa overstays. Hundreds of thousands of visitors to the United States violate their visa stay requirements annually, dwarfing the number of illegal immigrants coming from south of the ...

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