• H-1B Registration Is Almost Here: What We Do and Don’t Know About USCIS’ New Process
    February 27, 2020

    For the first time, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is requiring U.S. employers to register in order to have a chance to file an H-1B petition that is subject to the annual limits. Registration begins March 1. The H-1B visa category allows highly educated foreign workers to temporarily work for employers in the United […] The post H-1B Registration Is Almost Here: What We Do and Don’t Know About USCIS’ New Process appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Greyhound Has a Long History of Racially Profiling Latino Passengers
    February 25, 2020

    The Greyhound bus company announced it will no longer allow Border Patrol agents to conduct warrantless checks for people in the country without authorization. This reverses the company’s policy of allowing agents to board its buses in search of undocumented passengers. The practice has been long been criticized as racial profiling. The announcement comes after […] The post Greyhound Has a Long History of Racially Profiling Latino Passengers appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • With Public Charge Rule Now in Effect, Trump Achieves One of the Largest Cuts to Legal Immigration
    February 24, 2020

    After months in the courts, the Trump administration declared victory and began enforcing its new “public charge” rule. The rule goes into effect on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, inside the United States and at consular posts across the world. Under the rule, immigration officials have far greater power to deny visas and green cards to […] The post With Public Charge Rule Now in Effect, Trump Achieves One of the Largest Cuts to Legal Immigration appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Judge Stops DHS From Arresting US Citizens’ Foreign Spouses During Marriage Interviews in Maryland
    February 21, 2020

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been targeting U.S. citizens’ foreign spouses when they apply for legal immigration status. Earlier this month, a federal judge in Maryland put a halt to this practice. For the past few years, couples attending interviews about their marriages sometimes faced a terrible surprise: DHS officers were waiting […] The post Judge Stops DHS From Arresting US Citizens’ Foreign Spouses During Marriage Interviews in Maryland appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • How Will Conditions in Border Patrol Facilities Change Now That a Judge Has Ruled Them Unconstitutional?
    February 20, 2020

    A federal court found on Wednesday that U.S. Border Patrol may not detain migrants held in its facilities in Arizona’s Tucson Sector longer than 48 hours without providing for their “basic human needs.” This includes providing beds, blankets, food, water, personal hygiene, and medical care. Federal Judge Bury determined the current conditions in these Border […] The post How Will Conditions in Border Patrol Facilities Change Now That a Judge Has Ruled Them Unconstitutional? appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]