Davis & Associates Jan 2018 Update

January 2018 Immigration News Update

As we enter 2018 it is apparent that immigration is going to remain at the forefront of political conversation, and is still in jeopardy of major policy change.

To keep you up-to-date we have compiled four articles detailing the most important immigration updates of January 2018, including: DACA news, H1B updates, chain migration information and shocking American opinions on immigration.

Trump to Offer Citizenship for Dreamers as Part Of Immigration Deal

Davis & Associates Jan Update Image 4President Donald Trump is open to granting a path to citizenship to roughly 1.8 million young undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children as part of immigration talks, a top White House aide reportedly told Republican staffers on Thursday.

It was the most detail the White House has given on Trump’s goals for legal status for so-called Dreamers, nearly 700,000 of whom are currently at risk of losing work permits and deportation relief after he ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

But although Trump is willing to help those Dreamers and some others who don’t already have DACA protections, the White House… Continue Here


Trump’s H-1B Visa Plan That Could See Thousands of Skilled Indian Workers Deported ‘Will Hurt U.S. Economy,’ Nasscom Says

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As President Donald Trump considers plans to create new rules that would

curb H-1B visa extensions and could see thousands of mostly Indian skilled workers deported while they wait for their green cards, industry leaders in India are warning that the move could also hurt the U.S. economy.

The proposal, which was part of Trump’s Buy American, Hire American initiative that he vowed to launch on the campaign trail, is being drafted by Department of Homeland Security leaders, sources have told McClatchy DC. If approved, it could see as many as 500,000 to 750,000 Indian H-1B visa holders forced to leave the U.S., IndiaToday.in has reported … Click to Keep Reading


Shock poll: Americans want massive cuts to legal immigration

Davis & Associates Jan Update Image 3A government shutdown is in the rearview mirror, but the outlines of a looming immigration deal remain murky with the sides still far apart — though the latest polling suggests President Trump’s bargaining position may be strong.

A Harvard-Harris poll taken in the run-up to the shutdown found Americans strongly support granting citizenship rights to illegal immigrant Dreamers. But they also back Mr. Trump’s three demands for a border wall, limits to the chain of family migration and an end to the Diversity Visa Lottery.

Most striking of all is the public’s demand for lower overall legal immigration — a position that has … Finish the Article


The Facts Behind the Weaponized Phrase ‘Chain Migration’

Davis & Associates Jan Update Image 1As Congress considers a deal to provide relief for young immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, President Trump and his Republican allies are demanding an end to what they call “chain migration,” or family-based immigration.

The term itself has become a point of contention. Democrats and immigration advocates claim it is a pejorative phrase that demeans recent arrivals. Republicans argue it’s a useful shorthand for family sponsorship.

Below is a look at the facts behind recent family/chain immigration patterns, the underlying federal policies that govern them, and a look at how use of the phrase “chain migration” … Read More Here


About Davis & Associates:

Davis & Associates is the immigration law firm of choice in North Texas including Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano, Frisco, McKinney and surrounding areas. Their attorneys provide expert legal counsel for all aspects of immigration law, including deportation defense, writs of habeas corpus and mandamus, family-sponsored immigration, employment-sponsored immigration, investment immigration, employer compliance, temporary visas for work and college, permanent residence, naturalization, consular visa processing, waivers, and appeals. Attorney Garry L. Davis is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

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