Immigration Law

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Report: No Evidence Foreign Students Reduce Job Opportunities for U.S. Workers
Posted on 12 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NFAP, Mar. 5, 2019 "New research from a former Federal Reserve Bank economist finds no evidence that foreign students participating in Optional Practical Training (OPT) reduce job opportunities for U.S. workers, according to a new report released... Read More

Surprising Findings in New H-1B Visa Numbers
Posted on 6 Jun 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Stuart Anderson, National Foundation for American Policy, June 5, 2017 - "The top 7 Indian-based companies received only 9,356 new H-1B petitions for initial employment in FY 2016, a surprising drop of 37 percent between FY 2015 and FY 2016, based... Read More

Tags: report , H-1B , nfap , Trump

USCIS Processing and Executive Action: NFAP
Posted on 12 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Analysis and an examination of government documents finds if court action eventually allows President Obama’s executive action to proceed, then it is likely to result in delays for individuals and employers with legal immigrant or temporary... Read More

Immigrants Play Key Role in Billion Dollar Startups - NFAP
Posted on 21 Mar 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NFAP, March 2016 - "Immigrants play a key role in creating new, fast-growing companies, as evidenced by the prevalence of foreign-born founders and key personnel in the nation’s leading privately-held companies. Immigrants have started more... Read More

New State Department Data Show L-1 Visa Approvals Declined Significantly at U.S. Posts in India in 2011
Posted on 6 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The number of L-1 visas issued at U.S. posts in India declined by 28 percent from 2010 to 2011, according to data obtained from the U.S. Department of State in a new report by the National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP), an Arlington, Va... Read More

New Research: House and Senate Could Be Positioned for Agreement on Legalization of the Unauthorized Immigrants
Posted on 14 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"While a potential House approach on legalization would allow fewer unauthorized immigrants to gain lawful permanent residence than Senate bill S. 744, it could form the basis for an agreement on immigration reform, according to a new analysis by... Read More

New Research Finds Ending Birthright Citizenship Would Be Costly to Americans
Posted on 5 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"There are many costs to Americans and American society of changing the Fourteenth Amendment’s Citizenship Clause, according to a new report released by the National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP), an Arlington, Va.-based policy research... Read More

Report: U.S. Immigration System Prevents Entry of Needed Doctors, Nurses,Other Medical Professionals
Posted on 15 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The U.S. Congress and the executive branch have failed to establish immigration policies that would allow a sufficient number of foreign-born doctors, nurses and other medical personnel to work in the United States, according to a new report released... Read More

Tags: report , Medical , visas , nfap

DOL Proposal Threatens Privacy
Posted on 24 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A host of business trade associations have come out against a Department of Labor (DOL) proposal aimed at the employment of skilled foreign nationals on H-1B visas. The associations argue the proposal to change the labor condition application (LCA... Read More

Tags: LCA , proposed rule , DOL , nfap

L-1 Visa Approvals Decline Significantly at U.S. Posts in India in 2011
Posted on 6 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The number of L-1 visas issued at U.S. posts in India declined by 28 percent from 2010 to 2011, according to data obtained from the U.S. Department of State by the National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP)." - NFAP, Nov. 2011 . Read More