Category: Congress & Federal Laws

USCIS Ignores 30-Day H-1B Visa Processing Limit Set By Congress

Likely the most violated section of U.S. immigration law is the “sense of Congress” passed in the year 2000 that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) should process H-1B petitions within 30 days. Nearly two decades later, USCIS virtually never…
Immigration Stalemate Looms Before Talks Even Begin

Senate Republicans are holding high-level meetings with President Donald Trump on an immigration reform bill. House Democrats are crafting their own plan to protect Dreamers. And the administration has formally requested billions in emergency aid to address the surge of…
Dems Charge Ahead on Immigration

Hispanic Democrats are charging ahead with plans to move a comprehensive immigration reform bill this year, bolstered by recently secured support from some of the party’s top brass. Leaders of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) are drafting a measure that…
The Unlikely Legislative Duo that Joined Together on Immigration

The politics of immigration, now at a fever pitch in Washington, has a long sordid history. Exactly 80 years ago this month, an improbable political duo introduced an emergency immigration bill and ignited a debate about our borders. The circumstances…