Immigration Software News and Updates
Zero Tolerance Policy at the Border and the Family Separation Crisis
Fulfilling promises made during the presidential campaign to get tough on illegal border crossers, the Trump administration acting through Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced in early Spring 2018 that it would implement a zero tolerance policy for those who cross the Southern US border illegally.
Tightening the H-1B program through "Buy American and Hire American" rules
As part of its policy push for reducing the number of skilled workers brought to the US under the H-1B program, the Trump admin has made the H-1B more difficult to obtain.
The RAISE Act - Proposed Legislation Would Make Major Changes to US Immigration
The immigration policy preferences of the Trump administration are embodied in the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, a piece of proposed legislation which has been introduced into Congress by Senators Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia.
Service Not Wanted: MAVNI Program Seems Headed for Oblivion
Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI) was a program that allowed certain foreign nationals who were in the US temporarily, such as through student visas or here as refugees, to join the US Armed Forces if they possessed critical language or medical skills.
Report from the AILA Tech Summit - May 9, 2019
This invitation-only event brought together prominent members of the private bar and AILA staff to coordinate efforts to inform the immigration law community about the advances in technology.
DACA : Latest Court Rulings and Who Can Still Apply
The creation of the DACA program by the Obama administration in 2012 brought hope to over a million young people who who were brought to the United States without immigration documents as children. DACA is an acronym for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
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