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Immigration Law

Stuart Anderson on H-1B Denial Rates, Then and Now

Stuart Anderson, Forbes, Aug. 30, 2021

"High denial rates for H-1B petitions, which are used to employ foreign-born scientists and engineers, exploded the myth that Donald Trump supported legal immigration. Judges found the Trump administration enacted unlawful policies that burdened employers. A new report shows opinions issued by judges and the ITServe Alliance legal settlement have returned H-1B denial rates to pre-Trump levels, representing a failure by Trump officials to cement the former president’s anti-immigration legacy."