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Federal Courts Block Trump Muslim/Travel Ban 2.0

Hawaii TRO here . Maryland TRO here . Matt Zapotosky, Washington Post, Mar. 16, 2017 - "A second federal judge issued an injunction Thursday blocking enforcement of one of the critical sections of President Trump’s revised travel ban, using Trump’s own comments against him in deciding...

Trump Seeks Tweak of H-1B Rules, Policies

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 of creating higher wages and higher employment...

Anticlimactic H-1B Executive Order

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 "Hire American." (a) In order to advance...

162 Tech Companies File Brief Against Trump Immigration Executive Order

TechCrunch, Apr. 19, 2017 - "Silicon Valley and the tech community at large has been a staunch opponent of Trump’s immigration policies, from the “Muslim Ban” executive orders to H-1B restrictions. Today sees 162 companies banding together to file an amicus brief in support of...

Official FR Version of "Hire American" EO, with Anticlimactic H-1B Suggestions

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, the Secretary of State, the Attorney General...

CA4 Public Advisory #2 – Real-Time Audio and Audio File of May 8, 2017, Oral Argument in No. 17-1351, International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump

UNITED STATES COURT of APPEALS for the FOURTH CIRCUIT Public Advisory #2 – Real-Time Audio and Audio File of May 8, 2017, Oral Argument in No. 17-1351, International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump April 26, 2017 Case Information: Government appeal from opinion and order granting...

Trump Executive Order Slows Visas

USA Today, June 22, 2017 - "President Trump has taken a small step toward "extreme vetting" of foreign travelers to the United States, signing an executive order that will have the effect of slowing down visas for tourists, business travelers and other short-term visitors. The order...

FAM Changes Incorporate Executive Order 13788 'Buy American Hire American' Message

See Change Transmittal VISA-433, Aug. 9, 2017 - "This CT updates these subchapters with new policy guidance in light of Executive Order 13788, Buy American Hire American, intended to "create higher wages and employment rates for workers in the United States, and to protect their economic interests...

NY Gov. Cuomo Signs Executive Order Prohibiting State Agencies from Inquiring About Immigration Status

Gov. Cuomo, Sept. 15, 2017 - "Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today issued Executive Order 170 that prohibits state agencies and officers from inquiring about or disclosing an individual's immigration status unless required by law or necessary to determine eligibility for a benefit or service. Law...

Executive Order on Resuming the United States Refugee Admissions Program with Enhanced Vetting Capabilities

Executive Order on Resuming the United States Refugee Admissions Program with Enhanced Vetting Capabilities White House, Oct. 24, 2017