The young immigrants known in the U.S. as Dreamers, and the federal program known as DACA that was designed to protect them from deportation, have dominated the fraught debate over immigration reform in Washington for the better part of a decade.
With a burst of executive orders, President Joe Biden served notice Thursday that America’s war on COVID-19 is under new command, promising an anxious nation progress to reduce infections and lift the siege it has endured for nearly a year.
Biden’s decision to immediately ask Congress to offer legal status to an estimated 11 million people in the country has surprised advocates.
President-elect Joe Biden’s decision to immediately ask Congress to offer legal status to an estimated 11 million people in the country has surprised advocates given how the issue has long divided Democrats and Republicans, even within their own parties.
Joe Biden is already facing his first immigration challenge, with his transition team forced to respond to a caravan of thousands of migrants and asylum seekers making its way to the U.S. border.
USCIS issued the rule that would have adjusted fees by an average increase of 20 percent. The agency proposed splitting up Form I-129—used by employers to petition for guest workers under the H-1B, H-2A, H-2B, L-1, O and TN visa classifications—into different forms with different fees imposed on each visa type.
The US is on the brink of a Presidential transition, leaving employers to consider how business immigration will be affected by a new Presidential administration.
Joe Biden faces a series of decisions on how best to change immigration policies implemented during the Trump administration. Biden’s actions will affect millions of lives.
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“This is the one area of immigration policy where the Biden team has put out sort of a lukewarm statement about his views on work visas, particularly high-skilled work visas,” Bier said.
While investor immigration is not a complete solution for all of America’s problems, for decades now, the U.S. EB-5 program has served the country well by creating jobs and stimulating economic development.