DHS Seeks to End Work Eligibility for Spouses of H-1B Holders

The spouses of highly skilled foreign workers would no longer be able to work legally in the U.S. under a regulatory change proposed by the Trump administration on Thursday. The plan, laid out in a notice that it intends to…
Supreme Court Stays Injunction Blocking President Trump’s Third Travel Ban

President Trump issued the third revision of his travel ban entitled “Presidential Proclamation Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats” on September 24, 2017. This proclamation suspends entry…
Humanitarian Deferred Action on Immigration is Rare, But Possible

Q My 10-year-old daughter suffers from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Auditory Processing Disorder and hypothyroidism. She needs us to care for her. She was born here, after my wife and I came here as visitors and overstayed. I came here 19…
The White House Is Seeking a Major Shift of Opinion on Immigration

(WASHINGTON) — The White House is embarking on a major campaign to turn public opinion against the nation’s largely family-based immigration system ahead of an all-out push next year to move toward a more merit-based structure. The administration was laying…
How Trump’s Immigration Crackdown is Felt by Mexicans in North Texas

President Donald Trump’s tough immigration policies are affecting many people, but Mexicans are among those being hit the hardest. Unauthorized immigrants, legal residents and even many of those who already are U.S. citizens have spoken about new anxieties in everyday…
Trump’s Baseless Immigration Claim

Arguing for a merit-based immigration system, President Donald Trump offered a muddled, inaccurate and unsubstantiated critique of a program that annually provides visas by lottery to qualified and screened applicants from countries with low immigration rates. Trump said that other…
Vote on the ‘dreamers.’ Now.

QUICK, NAME a major public policy issue on which overwhelming numbers of Americans are united. Stumped? (Granted, it’s a short list.) Here’s one answer: allowing “dreamers” — young undocumented immigrants brought to this country as children — to remain in…
Where Doug Jones Stands on Immigration Policy

Doug Jones, a former Democratic prosecutor once considered a longshot in Republican-majority Alabama, narrowly won the state’s Senate race Tuesday evening in what may ultimately prove to be a needed boost for immigrants’ rights on Capitol Hill. Jones’ stance on…