November 8, 2019

A group of U.S.-born tech workers faces increased job competition from H-1B visa holders as a result of a regulation giving work permits to their spouses, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Nov. 8.

But it will be up to a lower court to...

September 27, 2019

An Obama administration regulation is harming the job prospects of U.S.-born tech workers, an attorney for those workers told a federal appeals court panel.

The regulation was “designed to attract and retain H-1B workers,” John Miano of the Immigration Reform Law Instit...

June 27, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court’s June 26 decision that courts should defer to agency interpretations of their own regulations in limited circumstances could serve as a boon to immigration attorneys, advocates, and businesses litigating over Trump administration immigration pol...

June 7, 2019

The Trump administration is deliberately slowing down its processing of work permit applications for the spouses of certain H-1B workers, a new lawsuit says.

The case, filed June 6 in federal district court in Washington, says what had formerly been a relatively quick p...

May 17, 2019

The Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was illegal because it wasn’t adequately explained, a split federal appeals court in Richmond, Va., ruled.

The May 17 decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Cir...

January 22, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court’s failure to decide whether to hear a case challenging the Trump administration’s ending of a program for young immigrants allows those immigrants to continue working for at least most of the rest of the year.

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arr...

September 18, 2018

The Social Security Administration soon will start sending “no-match” letters to employers when information submitted on tax forms doesn’t line up with SSA records, a practice that’s been dormant for six years.

Employers that don’t correct the information on the tax for...

August 22, 2018

A proposal to rescind a program that provides work permits to the spouses of skilled guestworkers is still in the works more than six months after it was supposed to be released.

The Department of Homeland Security Aug. 20 told a federal appeals court in Washington that...

February 27, 2018

The Department of Homeland Security has been hit with another court order related to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children.

A federal judge in California Feb. 26 ordered that the DHS stop automati...

February 23, 2018

The Trump administration hasn’t been shy about dismantling Obama-era immigration programs, but there’s one that seems to be sticking around for the time being.

Justice Department lawyers Feb. 20 defended a 2016 regulationallowing foreign students with science, technolog...

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