Disappointing New H-1B Rules: A Bonanza for Employers

The announcement of DHS's new regulations on H-1B visas are deeply disappointing and will not benefit the workers displaced by the visas.

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New H-1B Regulations Do Nothing for U.S. Workers

 

Avoiding the Quicksand of the Global Compact on Refugees

The United States recently was the sole "no" vote on a United Nations resolution that included the "Global Compact on Refugees".

The compact is a nesting doll of international commitments.

Immigration Newsmaker: A Conversation with Chairman Bob Goodlatte

Video and Transcript Available

Representative Bob Goodlatte was featured in an Immigration Newsmaker conversation hosted by the Center for Immigration Studies at the National Press Club. Moderated by Jessica Vaughan, it covered prospects for immigration legislation and the challenges the country will face in upcoming years.

63% of Non-Citizen Households Access Welfare Programs

63% of immigrant households used at least one welfare program, compared to 35% of native households.

New "public charge" rules issued by the Trump administration expand the list of programs that are considered welfare.

Have Terrorists Crossed Our Border?

An initial count of suspected terrorists encountered en route and at the U.S. Southwest Border Since 200

From only public realm reporting, 15 suspected terrorists have been apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border, or en route, since 2001.

New DHS Regulations on H-1Bs
New DHS Regulations on H-1Bs
US Pushes Back on UN Refugee Compact
US Pushes Back on UN Refugee Compact
Conversation with Chairman Goodlatte
Conversation with Chairman Goodlatte
Immigrant Welfare Use
Immigrant Welfare Use
Terrorists Crossing Our Border
Terrorists Crossing Our Border

The announcement of DHS's new regulations on H-1B visas are deeply disappointing and will not benefit the workers displaced by the visas.

Additional reading:

New H-1B Regulations Do Nothing for U.S. Workers

 

The United States recently was the sole "no" vote on a United Nations resolution that included the "Global Compact on Refugees".

The compact is a nesting doll of international commitments.

Video and Transcript Available

Representative Bob Goodlatte was featured in an Immigration Newsmaker conversation hosted by the Center for Immigration Studies at the National Press Club. Moderated by Jessica Vaughan, it covered prospects for immigration legislation and the challenges the country will face in upcoming years.

63% of immigrant households used at least one welfare program, compared to 35% of native households.

New "public charge" rules issued by the Trump administration expand the list of programs that are considered welfare.

An initial count of suspected terrorists encountered en route and at the U.S. Southwest Border Since 200

From only public realm reporting, 15 suspected terrorists have been apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border, or en route, since 2001.

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Acting AG Takes on Family-Based Asylum Claims

Greater use of certification authority

Certification is a powerful tool for setting immigration policy, but one that has been largely ignored in recent administrations until AG Sessions revitalized it. Last week, the acting AG utilized that authority again, this time in a case involving family-based asylum claims.

Growing Skepticism as Final Vote Nears on UN's Global Compact for Migration

Why not on the Global Compact on Refugees as well?

The United Nations "Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration" is to be officially endorsed in a couple of days in Morocco. The closer we are to the date, the less attractive the idea of global governance of migration sounds. The list of countries opposing the compact is growing. Since the United States' withdrawal last year, nine other countries (so far) have followed suit: the Dominican Republic, Australia, Israel, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Poland, and Austria.

Topics: Refugees