On Wednesday, President Trump signed an executive order to end the administration’s policy that separated migrant families at the U.S. border with Mexico. The move comes after public outcry regarding the harshness of the policy. The president had previously stated the policy was not his and could not be changed without the help of Congress. […]

international entrepreneural rule

In its most recent move to crack down on immigration, the Trump Administration has now, through the Department of Homeland Security, announced plans to rescind the International Entrepreneur Rule. The rule, an Obama-era initiative drafted two days before Trump’s inauguration, would have allowed immigrant founders of new start-ups to remain in the states for up […]

DACA on Immigration

On Tuesday, Judge John D. Bates of Federal Court for the District of Columbia delivered the largest setback yet for the Trump Administration: he ruled that DACA protections must remain and that new applications must be accepted again. Judge Bates stated that the administration’s decision to terminate DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was based […]

On Tuesday, revisions were made to two controversial bills proposed by Michigan legislature. The bills, which focused on driver’s licenses and state ID’s for immigrants, came under fire for suggesting that licenses should be “visually marked indicating that it is issued for a term that expires on the date the licensee is no longer considered […]

Immigration reforms | Immigration lawyer

Under a new move to further limit the number of foreigners living in the United States, a new proposal is awaiting the Trump’s administration’s approval. If approved, it could make it more difficult for immigrants receiving tax credits or public assistance to obtain legal residency. Immigrants are also penalized, under the current rules, for receiving […]

On Monday, the Trump Administration’s agenda was dealt a painful blow, as the United States Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of the recent federal judge’s ruling. The recent federal ruling required the government to keep DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The program allows children of illegal immigrants, commonly called “Dreamers,” to […]

USCIS

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have clarified the policy for third-party worksite petitions for H-1B visas. These updated policies and guidelines are in alliance with the Trump Administration’s “Buy American and Hire American,” Executive Order, and the directive from the administration to protect the interests of American workers. The H-1B Visa program […]

DACA on Immigration

For the second time this year, a federal judge has ruled that the program known as DACA must stay in place. DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, has become a controversial part of the immigration debate that has become more heated since the Trump administration’s campaign trail. The program was implemented during the Obama administration […]

Immigration reforms | Immigration lawyer

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed a new national security memorandum in an effort to improve the vetting process of immigrants. In addition, the directive attempts to streamline the process of vetting certain people who are already present in the United States. The memorandum calls for the establishment of a vetting center, even though it […]

Much uncertainty has surrounded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, since Trump’s presidential candidacy began. His campaign promises included many controversial changes to immigration policies, particularly the removal of the DACA program altogether. Since his presidency, the administration has moved forward with its plans for DACA, while meeting much resistance both inside and […]