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New Executive Order Suspends Entry of Foreign Nationals Who “Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market”

On June 22, 2020, President Trump issued a proclamation continuing and expanding his Presidential Proclamation 10014 issued April 22, 2020.   Who is Impacted? Effective June 24, the June 22nd proclamation prohibits foreign nationals, and any foreign nationals accompanying or following to join them, from entering the U.S. under the following nonimmigrant visa classifications: H-1B: […]

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Client Travel Warning Following President Trump’s Executive Orders

On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order relating to visa issuance, screening procedures, and refugees. The Executive Order is titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States.” Key points of the order provide for: • A 120-day suspension of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program. • An indefinite ban […]

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Obama Immigration Case in the U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to hear an argument on President Obama’s recent executive action on immigration. Twenty-six states secured a preliminary injunction against the President’s initiatives from a Texas judge in November, putting a halt on the program. The Obama administration then appealed, petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court on November 20th for […]

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Executive Orders on Immigration Impact High-skilled Businesses and Workers

As part of President Obama’s Executive Orders on Immigration, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has released a policy memorandum to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The memorandum is broken into five policies aimed to support U.S. high-skilled businesses and workers. The new policies outlined in the memorandum will be good for both U.S. businesses and […]

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The Executive Orders on Immigration: What You Need to Know

An estimated five million lives may be impacted today when President Obama signs a series of comprehensive immigration-based executive orders into effect. As you will read below, these executive orders will create significant amendments to our current immigration system. Regardless of one’s stance on these measures, it is important to understand how executive orders operate […]

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