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USCIS Strengthens Protections to combat H-1B Abuses

USCIS Strengthens Protections to Combat H-1B Abuses Release Date: Feb. 22, 2018 Clarifies Policy on Requirements for Third-Party Worksite H-1B Petitions WASHINGTON—The H-1B visa program generally allows a foreign employee to work for a specific sponsoring American employer. As is true in many employment situations, the location of work can change. USCIS has published a policy memorandum (PDF, 119 KB) …

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Supreme Court Won’t hear appeal of DACA ruling

FEB 26 2018, 9:40 AM ET In blow to Trump, Supreme Court won’t hear appeal of DACA ruling by PETE WILLIAMS WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear the Trump administration’s appeal of a federal judge’s ruling that requires the government to keep the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program going. Under a lower court order …

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Re-Registration Period Now Open for Haitians with Temporary Protected Status

Employment Authorization for Haitians with TPS Automatically Extended Until July 21, 2018 WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that current beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under Haiti’s designation who want to maintain that status through the program’s termination date of July 22, 2019, must re-register between Jan. 18, 2018, and March 19, 2018. Re-registration procedures, including how …

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Relief! Half-a-million Indian green-card applicants won’t be forced to leave the US

Indians queuing up for green cards can breathe a sigh of relief. On Jan. 09, the Donald Trump administration clarified that it was not considering any policy alteration that could fuel a “self-deportation” of sorts among immigrants. On Dec. 30, news reports indicated that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) was drafting a policy that would curb the indefinite …

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Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban

Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban Associated Press MARK SHERMAN,Associated Press Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries. This is not a final ruling on …

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