• Vital Industries Could Suffer Significant Damage as Workers With TPS Lose Their Status
    January 9, 2019

    The Trump administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for migrants from several nations—including El Salvador, Honduras, and Haiti—has not only threatened over 300,000 long-term residents with deportation and separation from their families, but created […]

  • Time for a Real Conversation Around Border Security
    January 8, 2019

    There is no doubt that a thoughtful conversation needs to be had around border security. However, it must be grounded in the realities of who is actually arriving at the U.S. border with Mexico, the reasons they are coming, and what the most pragmatic and humane response to them is. In the past […]

  • The Judicial Black Sites the Government Created to Speed Up Deportations
    January 7, 2019

    As the Trump administration continues to strip away due process in immigration courts, the recent creation of two “Immigration Adjudication Centers” is cause for concern. The two new facilities are called “Centers,” not “courts,” despite being places where judges […]

  • No End In Sight as Shutdown Over Trump’s Border Wall Enters Third Week
    January 4, 2019

    Roughly 25 percent of the federal government closed on December 22 after President Trump declared his intent to veto any funding bill that didn’t contain five billion dollars for building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Thirteen days later, much of the government remains on a shutdown, […]

  • With Comment Period Expired, Uncertainty Remains About H-1B Registration Process
    January 3, 2019

    January 2 marked the final day for comments on a proposed rule by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that would implement a new registration requirement for H-1B visas for well-educated foreign professionals. This proposal would require employers looking to hire H-1B workers to first […]

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