Immigration Law

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Expert: Latest Trump Immigration Order Seems Innocuous, But...
Posted on 7 Aug 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

White House: Executive Order on Aligning Federal Contracting and Hiring Practices With the Interests of American Workers
Posted on 3 Aug 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Aug. 3, 2020 Executive Order on Aligning Federal Contracting and Hiring Practices With the Interests of American Workers "By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America... Read More

Trump Seeks Tweak of H-1B Rules, Policies
Posted on 18 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Apr. 17, 2017, Background Briefing on Buy American, Hire American Executive Order - "[T]his executive order will call for the strict enforcement of all laws governing entry into the United States of labor from abroad for the stated purpose... Read More

Anticlimactic H-1B Executive Order
Posted on 19 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Despite detailed advance work here and here , the April 18, 2017 Executive Order ("Buy American and Hire American") is very light on substance regarding H-1B visas: "Sec. 5. Ensuring the Integrity of the Immigration System in Order to... Read More

Official FR Version of "Hire American" EO, with Anticlimactic H-1B Suggestions
Posted on 21 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 76 / Friday, April 21, 2017 - "Sec. 5. Ensuring the Integrity of the Immigration System in Order to ‘‘Hire American.’’ (a) In order to advance the policy outlined in section 2(b)of this order... Read More

Expert: Draft Trump Executive Order Tightening H-1B Rules Sends Wrong Signal
Posted on 15 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Julie McCarthy, NPR, Feb. 14, 2017 - "Congress and the White House have targeted what is arguably the most coveted of U.S. visas: the H-1B. It's "a kind of temporary work visa that allows professionals from other countries to work in the... Read More