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August 10, 2017

The RAISE Act Unveiled

On August 2, 2017, President Trump unveiled the revised RAISE (Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment) Act, which would create new parameters for obtaining a green card for U.S. company employees and decrease family immigration numbers.

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July 5, 2017

Overhaul of H-1B Visa Program Expected in Response to "Buy American and Hire American" Order

The White House has been working with the Department of Justice to formulate changes to the H-1B visa program pursuant to the administration’s “Buy American and Hire American” executive order.

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June 26, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Partially Lifts Injunction on President Trump’s March Executive Order on Immigration Policy

On June 26, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court partially lifted the injunction and agreed to hear arguments on President Trump’s March Executive Order entitled Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.

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June 20, 2017

Labor Secretary Announces Aggressive Stance on Visa Fraud and Abuse

Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta has announced that the Department of Labor (DOL) will more aggressively enforce laws governing the administration and enforcement of non-immigrant visa programs.

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June 19, 2017

DHS Rescinds Memorandum Providing for Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents ("DAPA")

On June 15, 2017, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced that it was rescinding the November 20, 2014 memorandum that created the program known as Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (“DAPA”).

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June 13, 2017

USCIS Adopts Matter of I-Corp and What it Means for L-1B Visas

A new policy memorandum directs the USCIS to deny visa petitions that are based on an illegal or otherwise invalid or unenforceable employment agreement.

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May 10, 2017

Congressional Spending Bill Reauthorizes Important Immigration Programs

On May 4, 2017, Congress passed an appropriations bill to fund the federal government through Fiscal Year 2017. The bill also extended four immigration programs through September 30, 2017.

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April 19, 2017

New Executive Order Addresses H-1B Visas

On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed the "Buy American and Hire American" executive order (EO), which addresses H-1B visas. The EO calls for the application of existing U.S. laws to visa recipients and the re-evaluation of the H-1B program.

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April 3, 2017

USCIS Issues New Guidance on H-1B Work Visas for Computer Programmers

On March 31, 2017, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a policy memorandum that provides new guidance regarding H-1B visas for computer-related positions.

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March 20, 2017

DOJ Appeals Injunction of President's New Executive Order Banning Nationals from Certain Countries

The U.S. Department of Justice has appealed one of the two federal court injunctions issued in response to President Trump's revised travel ban executive order.

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