Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Trump signs immigration ban, but exempts H1-B professional visa-holders

By Arul Louis New York-- US President Donald Trump has issued an executive order banning many categories of immigration to the US for 60 days...

President Trump’s 60-day immigration ban for Green Card, may not apply to H1-B

BY ARUL LOUIS New York-- President Donald Trump has said that his immigration ban will be for only 60 days and indicated that workers on...

Attorney General Maura Healey to Fight for Immigrants Across the Country

BOSTON – In response to President Trump’s plans to temporarily suspend immigration to the United States amid the COVID-19 crisis, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura...

President Trump suddenly announces he’s stopping legal immigration

BY ARUL LOUIS New York-- In a sudden twist, US President Donald Trump has announced that he was shutting the country to legal immigration temporarily through...

India requests US to extend H1B, other visas of Indian nationals

BY AARTI TIKOO SINGH New Delhi-- India has requested the administration of US President Donald Trump to extend the H-1B and other visas of Indian citizens...

H-1B Cap Petitions May Be Filed as of April 1 for Fiscal Year 2021

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on Wednesday announced that H-1B cap-subject petitions for fiscal year (FY) 2021, including those petitions eligible for the advanced...

US Immigration to Continue Processing Applications for Employment Authorization Extension Requests Despite Application Support...

WASHINGTON, DC--U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that it will reuse previously submitted biometrics in order to process valid Form I-765, Application for Employment...

US Immigration Expands Flexibility for Responding to USCIS Requests

WASHINGTON, DC--In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that it adopted measures to assist applicants and petitioners who are...

Viruses Don’t Care About Immigration Status

Washington, D.C. —The US Senate on Thursday passed the third piece of legislation to respond to the Coronavirus pandemic. The bill, however, failed to address the...

Immigrant detainees are at high risk for COVID-19: Should they be released?

By Khalida Sarwari News at Northeastern Migrants who are being held in detention should be given the same consideration as vulnerable groups amid the COVID-19 pandemic,...
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