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Monthly Immigration News Roundup July 2017

Within the last 45 days, big things have happened in the United States and the administration of President Trump immigration news!

How would you be able to tell, though, with all of the “fake” and sensational news spread like wildfire through the web, mainstream media, and social media?

We care about you and want you to receive honest and relevant immigration news, which is why we have collected four of the most important articles and updates from July 2017 for you to read below.


In Memo, Trump Administration Weighs Expanding The Expedited Deportation Powers Of DHS

President Trump Immigration News | Davis & Associates | Dallas AttorneyThe new guidelines, if enacted, would represent a major expansion of the agency’s authority to speed up deportations under President Donald Trump, who has made border security a top priority.

The Trump administration is weighing a new policy to dramatically expand the Department of Homeland Security’s powers to expedite the deportations of some illegal immigrants.

Since 2004, the agency has been authorized to bypass immigration courts only for immigrants who had been living in the country illegally for less than two weeks and were apprehended within 100 miles of the border.

Under the proposal, the agency would be empowered to seek the expedited removal of illegal immigrants apprehended anywhere in the United States who cannot prove… Click here for more.


Trump Administration Eager to Start Crackdown on Legal Immigration

Shortly after taking office, President Trump signed an executive order drafted by senior White House aide Stephen Miller that banned refugees and people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

Chaos ensued, and eventually the Trump administration issued a second, watered-down version of the travel ban. Federal judges blocked that order, too, but last month the Supreme Court let a very limited version of the travel restrictions go into effect until it hears the case in the next term.

Even this severely limited travel ban has faced legal challenges and sparked public outcry — most recently… Finish the article here.


Trump Immigration News Extreme US visa vetting could affect some H1B and L1 visa applicants

US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday, June 4 posting an ominous tweet stating, “we are EXTREME VETTING people coming into the US in order to keep our country safe.” Trump used the phrase ‘extreme vetting’ throughout his presidential campaign, but until now, it had never been defined.

Now, it’s understood that ‘extreme vetting’ applies to a wide range of people wishing entry to the US, including those entering for work related reasons or for tourism. Meanwhile, some of those wishing entry to the US can expect their social media accounts to be…  Continue reading.


Trump Administration Announces 15,000 Additional H-2B visas

US officials cracked down on H-1B visas, which are the most sought after by Indian IT professionals, earlier this year.

The Trump administration has announced a one-time increase of 15,000 additional H-2B visas for low-wage foreign workers after determining that the needs of US businesses cannot be satisfied with Americans willing and qualified to do the work. This is being done in the best interest of the businesses, Trump Administration has argued.

US businesses in danger of suffering irreparable harm due to a lack of… Click to finish reading.


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