• National Public Service Campaign Reminds Americans That Belonging Begins with Us
    December 4, 2020

    Our nation has been stuck in a dangerous “us v. them” mindset for some time now. We also live in a moment where many Americans are exhausted by the politics of division and are looking for an alternative. There is no doubt we need a new way forward where we begin to see each other […] The post National Public Service Campaign Reminds Americans That Belonging Begins with Us appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • How Two Proposed Rules Make It Harder for Immigration Judges to Manage Their Docket
    December 3, 2020

    The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) has proposed two rules that would significantly decrease the due process rights of people in immigration court. Both rules would restrict judges’ abilities to manage their dockets and require them to push through cases at breakneck speeds, further transforming the immigration court system into a deportation machine. While […] The post How Two Proposed Rules Make It Harder for Immigration Judges to Manage Their Docket appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • District Court Stops Regulations Restricting the H-1B Visa Category
    December 2, 2020

    On December 1, a federal district court judge disrupted the Trump administration’s relentless attack on legal immigration by halting two new sets of regulations. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and others challenged interim final rules issued by the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Labor (DOL) impacting the H-1B category. The DOL interim final […] The post District Court Stops Regulations Restricting the H-1B Visa Category appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • The Trump Administration Will Inflict More Damage to the Immigration System Before Leaving Office
    December 2, 2020

    As the Biden-Harris administration prepares to take office, many anxiously await what immigration policies the Trump administration will finalize in the lead up to Inauguration Day in the form of new regulations, memos, and proclamations. While it may be a “lame duck” period, it is one of the busiest as an administration will do all […] The post The Trump Administration Will Inflict More Damage to the Immigration System Before Leaving Office appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Who Is Alejandro Mayorkas? The New DHS Secretary Will Spearhead Biden’s Immigration Agenda
    December 1, 2020

    The incoming Biden-Harris administration has announced its choice for secretary of the Department of Homeland Security: Alejandro Mayorkas. If confirmed, Mayorkas will represent several historic firsts for the department—he will be the first Latino and immigrant to lead DHS. This is a significant departure from the leadership installed at DHS under the Trump administration. His […] The post Who Is Alejandro Mayorkas? The New DHS Secretary Will Spearhead Biden’s Immigration Agenda appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

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