Jared Council, Wall Street Journal, Sept. 10, 2019
"A global group focused on artificial intelligence is calling on governments to revamp their visa policies to make it easier for AI professionals to freely move around the world.
Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 152 / Wednesday, August 7, 2019
"... The unrestricted immigrant and nonimmigrant entry into the United States of aliens determined to meet one or more of the criteria in section 1(b) of this order would be detrimental...
Ted Hesson, Politico, Aug. 6, 2019
"The number of Mexicans refused immigrant visas to the U.S. because they might become dependent on government benefits skyrocketed under President Donald Trump, according to State Department data obtained by POLITICO...
DOS, July 23, 2019
"Imposing Visa Restrictions on Nigerians Responsible for Undermining the Democratic Process
MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON
JULY 23, 2019
The United States is a steadfast supporter of Nigerian...
USCIS, June 10, 2019
"Certain New Zealand nationals can now request a change of status to the E-1 nonimmigrant trader classification and the E-2 nonimmigrant investor classification under Public Law 115-226 . Beginning June 10, eligible New Zealand...
State Department, June 4, 2019
"On May 31, 2019, the Department of State updated its immigrant and nonimmigrant visa application forms to request additional information, including social media identifiers, from most U.S. visa applicants worldwide...
Faiza Patel, Rachel Levinson-Waldman, Sophia DenUyl, Raya Koreh, Brennan Center for Justice, May 22, 2019
"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is rapidly expanding its collection of social media information and using it to evaluate the security...
USCIS, Apr. 22, 2019
"Israeli Nationals Eligible for Treaty Investor Visas
Certain Israeli nationals who are lawfully present in the United States will soon be able to request a change of status to the E-2 treaty investor classification...
Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 77 / Monday, April 22, 2019
"This rule is largely technical in nature and conforms a narrow aspect of the Department’s visa regulations to the law. The current regulation requires consular officers either to...
This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 04/22/2019
"This rule is largely technical in nature and conforms a narrow aspect of the Department’s visa regulations to the law. The current regulation requires consular...
According to FY2018 DOS statistics , "DOS rejected 13,450 applications for immigrant visas in FY2018 based on a determination that the applicant could become a "public charge," a 316 percent increase from FY2017 when it denied 3,237 applications...
ABA President Bob Carlson, Apr. 9, 2019
"The American Bar Association is concerned over the policy announced last month by the United States government to restrict visas for certain officials of the International Criminal Court, a policy implemented...
Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 13 / Friday, January 18, 2019
"Under Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) may generally only approve petitions for H–2A and H–2B nonimmigrant...
Sept. 24, 2018 - The proposed rule has yet to be published in the Federal Register, but DHS posted this link on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018.
CLINIC posted the following analysis:
"Stemming from a 2017 Trump Administration executive order encouraging...
DOJ, July 31, 2018 - "Today, the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the Department of Labor (DOL) expanded their collaboration to better protect U.S. workers from discrimination by employers that prefer to hire temporary visa...