Lawsuit Filed on the New H-1B Wage Rule

By |2021-05-07T11:09:46-04:00November 3rd, 2020|H-1B Visa, Immigration, Trump|

On October 8, 2020, the Trump Administration abruptly revamped the H-1B wage rule to dramatically change the program and sharply increase the required wages for temporary positions and others seeking employment-based green card sponsorship. The changes are aimed at discouraging U.S. employers from hiring and continuing to employ foreign workers. The minimum wage paid to H-1B [...]

ICE’s “cyber trap” affects immigrants.

By |2021-05-11T07:51:17-04:00March 3rd, 2020|Deportation, Immigration, Trump|

A new lawsuit, from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), reveals that software used by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office helps keep low-risk immigrants locked up, when the tool would supposedly recommend releases within 48 hours, after analyzing several risk factors. The tool is not new. It was implemented in 2013, but its [...]

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