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4 May 2017

Preparing for the Worst in the Trump Era

Amy Lenhert

President Trump’s election has unfortunately ushered in a new sense of fear and dread among many immigrants and their families.  The President launched his campaign with decidedly anti-immigrant statements, and he appointed many immigration opponents to key positions, such as Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The administration announced new “enforcement priorities” ... Read More

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2 May 2017

Trump Administration’s Spotlight on H-1Bs

On April 18, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order (EO) entitled “Buy American and Hire American.”  The EO calls for the rigorous enforcement and administration of laws governing the entry of foreign workers to the U.S., as well as for the issuance of new guidance and the revision ... Read More

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27 January 2017

Trump Executive Order Signals Major Shift in U.S. Visa Policy

David Strashnoy

UPDATE: Trump Travel Ban In Effect, Sowing Confusion Over Implementation and Prompting Legal Challenges Nationwide Updated 1/30/2017  In a major shift to U.S. visa policy, President Trump signed an Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Entry into the United States by Foreign Nationals” [full text] on January 27, ... Read More

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13 December 2016

Senators Propose Legislation To Protect Dreamers

Amy Lenhert

The election of Donald J. Trump has raised serious concerns among immigrants in the United States.  Given his many hardline proclamations throughout his campaign, immigrants and their advocates are attempting to plan for the significant and perhaps unpleasant changes that may lie ahead. One likely target of the Trump administration ... Read More

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