U.S. employers have historically hired foreign workers to fill their specialty roles. They've applied for H-1B visas on their behalf to get them here. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is reportedly making it increasingly harder for them to do this though.
The Trump administration is broadly expanding its power to deport undocumented immigrants. This new strategy allows immigration officials to deport immigrants within two years of illegal entry without court hearings. Officials claim this is necessary due to the influx of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.
On July 12, 2019, the government did something unusual: It announced that mass raids conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers were about to take place over the weekend.
Could Louisiana be at risk of losing hundreds, if not thousands, of doctors because the doctors don't have their green cards?
Under U.S. immigration law, about 140,000 employment-based immigrant visas become available to qualified applicants each fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.