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Forbes:  Next Trump Immigration Target: OPT For International Students

Next Trump Immigration Target: OPT For International Students Stuart Anderson Senior Contributor Despite the peril facing U.S. universities and America’s difficulty in attracting international students, the Trump administration may impose new restrictions on students who want to work in the United States after graduation on Optional Practical Training (OPT). New measures also could be aimed  Read more→

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THE HILL:  Judge rejects request to suspend immigration court hearings amid coronavirus outbreak

Judge rejects request to suspend immigration court hearings amid coronavirus outbreak By John Kruzel A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday rejected a request to suspend immigration court proceedings amid the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols, a Trump appointee, said steps have been taken to mitigate public health concerns around continued immigration  Read more→

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New York Times: Trump’s Temporary Halt to Immigration Is Part of Broader Plan, Stephen Miller Says

Trump’s Temporary Halt to Immigration Is Part of Broader Plan, Stephen Miller Says – The New York Times Trump’s Temporary Halt to Immigration Is Part of Broader Plan, Stephen Miller Sayshttps://nyti.ms/2Y3Zir2 Trump’s Temporary Halt to Immigration Is Part of Broader Plan, Stephen Miller Says “The first and most important thing is to turn off the  Read more→

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WHITE HOUSE: Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants “Who Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the COVID-19 Outbreak”

Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who “Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the COVID-19 Outbreak” https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/proclamation-suspending-entry-immigrants-present-risk-u-s-labor-market-economic-recovery-following-covid-19-outbreak/

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Washington Post:  Trump administration working out details of suspending immigration during coronavirus crisis, plans to close off the United States to a new extreme

Trump administration working out details of suspending immigration during coronavirus crisis, plans to close off the United States to a new extreme By Nick Miroff, Josh Dawsey and Teo Armus April 21, 2020 at 12:12 p.m. EDT   Attorneys and senior Trump administration officials are meeting Tuesday to work out the logistics and legal implications  Read more→

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Air France Message:  An Illustration of Transportation Industries’ Covid-19 Response 

Since its creation in 1933, Air France has always flown the French flag with immense pride throughout the world. Since 14 March, Air France has been concentrating our efforts on repatriating those of you who were stranded far from home. To date, more than 240,000 people have been able to return home on our flights  Read more→

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Washington Post: Number of migrant family members detained by ICE plunges 39% in a week

x Number of migrant family members detained by ICE plunges 39% in a week By Spencer S. Hsu closeSpencer S. HsuInvestigative reporterE The number of migrants held at three U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement family detention centers plummeted 39 percent from about 1,350 to 826 last week, a federal judge said during a court hearing Monday.  Read more→

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AILA:  USCIS Waiving Some Interviews  During COVID-19 Outbreak

In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, USCIS has taken several measures to continue its operations whilst its offices are closed to the public. While it is unconfirmed, AILA has received reports which appear to indicate that some USCIS offices may, on a case-by-case basis, be waiving the in-person interview requirement for some applicants  Read more→

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FORBES:  Judges Slap Down USCIS Again On H-1B Visas

Judges Slap Down USCIS Again On H-1B Visas Stuart AndersonSenior Contributor The Authority of Law statue sitting outside the U.S. Supreme Court. Getty In three new court cases, federal judges have decided that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) unlawfully denied H-1B petitions for foreign-born professionals. The decisions, which all involve USCIS improperly limiting the  Read more→

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AILA Postpones 2020 AILA Annual Conference and Global Immigration Forum

AILA Postpones 2020 AILA Annual Conference and Global Immigration Forum After careful consideration and comprehensive evaluation of recent developments related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), AILA has made the decision to postpone the 2020 AILA Annual Conference and 2020 AILA/GMS Annual Global Immigration Forum, originally scheduled to be held in June in San Diego. We  Read more→

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