NILA, NWIRP, June 9, 2022
"Today, five asylum applicants filed a national class action lawsuit against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) challenging policies and practices that...
Nicole Narea, Vox, Feb. 16, 2022
"Amid nationwide labor shortages in critical industries, more than a million immigrants are waiting on the US government to issue them work permits. Without these permits, many could lose their jobs, and some already...
AILA, Nov. 10, 2021
"The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and its litigation partners Wasden Banias and Steven Brown, celebrate the historic settlement with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Shergill, et al. v. Mayorkas...
Ike Brannon, Senior Fellow, Jack Kemp Foundation, and M. Kevin McGee, Professor Emeritus, UW Oshkosh, March 4, 2019
"In 2015 the Obama Administration authorized temporary work permits for the spouses of H-1B visa holders who were awaiting green...
"President Barack Obama said Friday that his administration would let
many young [unauthorized] immigrants legally live and work in the U.S.,
sidestepping Congress after years of stalemate over the nation's
immigration policy. The Obama...
Some worry that giving work permits to thousands of DREAMers will make a depressed job market even worse. Wrong. Here's why :
The President’s deferred action initiative:
gives beneficiaries the opportunity to increase their standard...
"Looking back now, Pallavi Dua admits she wasn’t prepared for the frustration of being surrounded by jobs for which she easily qualified but which were off-limits to her under U.S. immigration laws. The wife of a Microsoft software engineer...
"Small businesses long resisted efforts to shift the responsibility for policing immigrants onto employers. Verifying the legal status of new hires is a costly, burdensome
distraction, one that's best left to immigration officials, they have...