Category Archives: US VISA NEWS

Top 10 Reasons to Move to the U.S.

Sure, there are a significant amount of reasons one may want to move to America. It is common for individuals to move based on a job opportunity, a loved one, or simply because they are seeking to live out the ‘American Dream’. The United States has a long tradition of welcoming people from all backgrounds […]

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US Immigration News: September 29, 2017

Immigration News: Stories from the Border Recently, some doctors have been found arguing that the changes made to U.S. immigration policy may indeed slow the development and growth of medical research. Roughly 18 percent of medical professors in the United States are indeed graduates of foreign medical schools, according to an up-to-date analysis published by […]

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US Immigration News: September 22, 2017

Immigration News: Stories from the Border The State Department has recently aimed to take a closer look at visa ineligibilities assure that people follow the rules the U.S. has in place and that the country continues to apply its regulations continually and correctly. They are establishing stricter regulations for US visa applicants to make sure […]

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Au Pairs Under Pressure As They Fear Losing J-1 Visas

American Nannies vs Foreign Au Pair President Trump has recently left not only individuals that are under J-1 visas themselves frightened but also American families that take part in the au pair program in the U.S. Many parents use au pairs as a way to save money for jobs they just don’t have time for […]

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US Immigration News: September 15, 2017

Immigration News: Stories from the Border Several cities in Maryland and other states such as San Francisco and Chicago already allow noncitizens to vote locally. However, one Maryland city recently took it upon themselves to vote to enfranchize noncitizens, to expand immigrant voting rights. The City Council in College Park then decided to approve the […]

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US Immigration News: September 1, 2017

Immigration News: Stories from the Border This past week Hurricane Harvey destroyed many towns and cities in Texas. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has promised the city’s nearly 600,000 illegal immigrants that they won’t be turned over to immigration authorities if they go to a shelter or ask for help during Harvey. This was an extremely important […]

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US Immigration News: August 25, 2017

Immigration News: Stories from the Border Recently, Putin made an order to cut staffing in Moscow, resulting in the US diplomatic decision to reduce visa services in Russia. The embassy has made it known that it would prohibit issuing all nonimmigrant visas for travelers to the US for business, tourism, and work. This order is said to […]

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Why America Needs Low-Skilled Immigrants

The Benefits of Low-Skilled Immigration “Immigrants take away American jobs.” This statement is used by President Trump to justify his decision to reduce legal immigration to the US. But what President Trump and his administration fail to acknowledge is the necessity of low-skilled immigrants in the American workforce. Maintenance work, food preparation jobs, and personal […]

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Changes to US Visa Vetting – August 2017 Update

Extra Screening for Visa Applicants Extreme vetting was part of President Trump’s campaign goals before he took office. Today, the Trump administration is getting closer to that goal by rolling out a new questionnaire for visa applicants. The new questionnaire asks applicants the following: Social media information Biographical and travel history Previous passport numbers Email […]

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Why Trump’s Proposed Cuts to Immigration May Fall Flat

A great deal of debate has arisen over the proposed RAISE Act and “tougher visa vetting”, and whether it would be helpful or harmful to America overall. The consensus seems to indicate the latter. Economic Consequences Senators Tom Cotton (R-AK) and David Perdue (R-GA), along with President Trump, have backed their proposal with the idea […]

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