Suzanne Monyack, Law360, Sept. 4, 2020 [Subscription required for full article.]
"The Trump administration has advanced a policy to tighten criteria for H-1B specialty occupation visas, paving the way for the new rules to take effect soon without...
Shilpa Phadnis, TNN, Aug. 5, 2020
"IT industry body Nasscom said U.S. President Donald Trump's new executive order preventing federal agencies from contracting work to H-1B visa holders is based on misperceptions and misinformation. The executive...
Cornell Law School, Immigration Law and Policy Program, July 27, 2020
RECRUITING FOR THE FUTURE: A REALISTIC ROAD TO A POINTS-TESTED VISA PROGRAM IN THE U.S.
Time: July 27, 2020, 1 p.m. EST
Elizabeth Redden, Inside Higher Ed, July 9, 2020
" Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sued in federal court Wednesday to try to block a new Trump administration policy that would prohibit international students in...
Stuart Anderson, Forbes, July 7, 2020
"Faced with the prospect of losing the power to make immigration policy after the November 2020 presidential election, Trump administration officials are speeding up efforts to force foreign nationals to leave...
Associated Press, June 25, 2020
"The Supreme Court on Thursday strengthened the Trump administration’s ability to deport people seeking asylum without allowing them to make their case to a federal judge. The high court’s 7-2 ruling...
Nina Totenberg, NPR, June 18, 2020
"In a major rebuke to President Trump, the U.S. Supreme Court has blocked the administration's plan to dismantle an Obama-era program that has protected more than 600,000 so-called DREAMers from deportation...
Suzanne Monyak, Law360, June 12, 2020
"The Trump administration's proposed overhaul of the U.S. asylum process, calling for more power for immigration judges and asylum officers, could hinder migrants' access to counsel in an already fast...
Elizabeth Redden, Inside Higher Ed, May 29, 2020
"Advocates for international students are raising alarm bells about a possible Trump administration plan to curtail a popular program that lets international students work in the U.S. for up to three...
Shilpa Phadnis, TNN, May 20, 2020
" Cyrus D Mehta , managing attorney at the New York-based law firm Cyrus D Mehta & Partners, said if the employer offers health insurance, then under COBRA, the employer must offer the option of continuing...
COVID-19 Resources for Immigration Law
Compiled by Ron Wada and Stephen Yale‐Loehr, Coauthors, Immigration Law and Procedure , as of April 17, 2020
The response of the U.S. immigration agencies to the coronavirus pandemic has been evolving so rapidly...
Kerrie Kennedy, PIE News, Mar. 31, 2020
"As coronavirus continues to steer the international education sector further into unchartered territory, a webinar has revealed educators are worried about the enduring appeal of the country as a study destination...
Shilpa Phadnis, Times of India, Mar. 31, 2020
" Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration law practice at Cornell Law School , said that unlike other countries and despite pleas by US companies and others, the US immigration agency so far has...
Mar. 26, 2020
The co-authors of LexisNexis' 21-volume Treatise, Immigration Law & Procedure , Stephen Yale-Loehr and Ron Wada , have compiled this page listing federal immigration agencies and their coronavirus resources.
Cornell Chronicle, Feb. 28, 2020
"What impact does weather have on Mexican migrants’ decisions and routes? What is the connection between contemporary human migrations and the forced migration of the African slave trade? Can we relocate a...