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    U.S. employers keep roughly 600,000 foreign H-1B visa workers in jobs throughout the United States, according to an unprecedented report released by the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency. The total number of resident H-1B workers has successfully been kept secret for decades, mainly because Fortune 500 companies do not want voters to recognize the massive outsourcing of jobs for themselves and their college graduate children. But President Donald Trump has allowed his pro-reform deputies to...
    President Trump’s order suspending H-1B visas threatens the next wave of tech innovation, raising the risk that we’ll lose the immigrant leaders needed to help us sustain the U.S. economy. The potential impact will be felt far beyond the Bay Area. America has a long history of U.S. immigrants becoming pillars of industry. Scottish-born inventor Alexander Graham Bell patented the telephone in 1876. Andrew Carnegie, also born in Scotland, led the expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th...
    While the administration of President Donald Trump has said his order suspending many work visas and extending a green card freeze will save the jobs of more than a half-million Americans, immigration experts Tuesday pointed out that the coronavirus pandemic has already choked off the flow of foreign nationals to the U.S. That’s in part because the outbreak has closed overseas consular services for foreign citizens wishing to come to the U.S. as immigrants or workers, said Daniel Costa, director of...
    SAN JOSE (CBS SF / CNN) — Silicon Valley is pushing back against President Donald Trump’s latest immigration curbs, this time targeting visa programs that tech companies use to bring in thousands of skilled foreign workers. Trump signed an executive order on Monday expanding restrictions on several work visas until at least the end of this year, including the L-1 visa that allows companies to transfer employees from overseas offices and the H-1B program for workers in specialty occupations. Both visas are popular with...
    (CNN Business) — Silicon Valley está presionando contra las últimas restricciones migratorias del presidente Donald Trump, esta vez dirigidas a los programas de visas que las empresas tecnológicas utilizan para atraer a miles de trabajadores extranjeros calificados. Trump firmó un decreto el lunes que amplía las restricciones a varias visas de trabajo hasta al menos este año, incluida la visa L-1 que permite a las compañías transferir empleados de oficinas en el extranjero y el programa H-1B para trabajadores en...
    Groups representing Silicon Valley technology giants blasted an order issued Monday by President Donald Trump that bars importing foreign workers with the tech industry’s favorite visa, the H-1B, until the end of the year. “The overall unemployment rate in the United States nearly quadrupled between February and May of 2020 — producing some of the most extreme unemployment ever recorded by the Bureau of Labor Statistics,” Trump wrote in the order. “Without intervention, the United States faces a potentially protracted...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY TED HESSON AND STEVE HOLLAND U.S. President Donald Trump will expand an existing visa ban to include certain non-immigrant work visas as part of a move to protect U.S. workers amid the economic devastation tied to the coronavirus pandemic, a senior administration official said on Monday. Trump will block the entry of foreign workers on H-1B visas for skilled workers...
    Reuters June 22, 2020 0 Comments U.S. President Donald Trump will expand an existing visa ban to include certain non-immigrant work visas as part of a move to protect U.S. workers amid the economic devastation tied to the coronavirus pandemic, a senior administration official said on Monday. Trump will block the entry of foreign workers on H-1B visas for skilled workers and L-1 visas for workers being transferred within a company through the end of the year, the official...
    When asked about new guidelines on visa types, Donald Trump claimed there will be very couple of exclusions. US President Donald Trump’s approach to prohibit work-centered visas could affect an approximated 240,000 persons looking for to do the job in the US throughout industries from engineering to finance and hospitality. Trump stated in a Fox News job interview Saturday that he will announce new constraints on numerous do the job visas Sunday or Monday. The strategy would not have an...
    President Donald Trump’s plan to restrict employment-based visas could affect an estimated 240,000 people seeking to work in the U.S. across industries from technology to finance and hospitality. Trump said in a Fox News interview Saturday that he will announce new restrictions on various work visas Sunday or Monday. The plan won’t affect certain workers who are already in the U.S., he added. There will be very few exclusions, Trump said, when asked about upcoming rules on several different visa...
    Donald Trump has chosen H1-B and other temporary work visa holders in his latest attack on immigration. As the country battles one of the highest rates of unemployment in American history Trump is expected to sign an order suspending  H-1B, L-1, and other temporary work visas, including H-2B and J-1 visas, through the end of the year, multiple sources told NPR. If signed this order will be the latest restriction on immigration by the Trump administration. In May, Trump issued an...
    President Donald Trump is expected to suspend H-1B visas for highly skilled workers, among others, until the end of the year, with an order anticipated as soon today, according to NPR. The order, which would not affect anyone already in the country, could have a significant impact on Bay Area technology companies and IT staffing firms that have long relied on the visas to meet what company advocates say is a critical skilled worker shortage. But the visa has long...
    By SUMAN NAISHADHAM, CHEYANNE MUMPHREY and HILARY POWELL PHOENIX (AP) — International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America. Students from countries as diverse as India, China and Brazil told The Associated Press they are scrambling to devise plans after federal immigration authorities notified colleges this week that international students must leave...
    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — International students studying in Orange and Los Angeles counties sued the Trump administration on Friday, alleging that the recent restrictions on foreign student visas makes them “pawns in a political drama.” The federal civil complaint was filed by attorneys for seven international students in Orange County. They are seeking a court order preventing the government from enforcing the policy that would retract student visas from any international students taking solely online classes in the fall. The...
    The universities’ media-magnified hostility to a minor rule change for student visas is motivated by money, says Ken Cuccinelli, the acting deputy secretary of homeland defense. “What’s really driving them is the moolah – that’s their big interest,” Cucinelli told Sirius XM’s Breitbart News Daily host Alex Marlow. “Don’t forget the one big thing — the old ‘Follow the Money,” he said July 9. “They’re making big, big money.” Breitbart News has described how universities — and the Fortune 500 companies — profit as ambitious...
    International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in the U.S. Students from countries as diverse as India, China and Brazil told The Associated Press that they are scrambling to devise plans after federal immigration authorities notified colleges this week that international students must leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their...
    By SUMAN NAISHADHAM, CHEYANNE MUMPHREY and HILARY POWELL PHOENIX (AP) — International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America. Students from countries as diverse as India, China and Brazil told The Associated Press they are scrambling to devise plans after federal immigration authorities notified colleges this week that international students must leave...
    Two major Washington journalism groups called on the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) Friday to commit to renewing visas for its foreign journalists. The plea comes in the wake of an NPR report that USAGM, parent agency to state-run broadcasters like the Voice of America (VOA), was considering stopping the renewal of visas for its foreign-born employees. In a statement, the National Press Club and its Journalism Institute said USAGM was placing dozens of journalists under a cloud of uncertainty and...
    Some 76 foreign journalists working for the Voice of America in Washington are facing the possibility that their visas, many of which expire this month, may not be renewed. A spokesperson for the U.S. Agency for Global Media said Thursday that the agency is conducting a case-by-case assessment of J-1 renewal applications. The agency has 62 contractors and 14 full time employees who are in the United States on J-1 visas. An unknown number of journalists at other USAGM entities...
    Washington — A total of 10 journalists working for the Voice of America, the nations largest international broadcaster, were informed this week that they will not have their visas renewed and dozens of others who work at networks under the U.S. Agency for Global Media umbrella may not have their visas extended once they expire in the months ahead, according to people familiar with the planning.  The move is due to a decision by newly-installed USAGM CEO Michael Pack not to sign off...
    By SUMAN NAISHADHAM, CHEYANNE MUMPHREY and HILARY POWELL, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America. The students from countries as diverse as India, China and Brazil say they are scrambling to devise plans after federal immigration authorities notified colleges this week that international students must leave...
    PHOENIX (AP) — International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America. The students from countries as diverse as India, China and Brazil say they are scrambling to devise plans after federal immigration authorities notified colleges this week that international students must leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools...
    PHOENIX (AP) — International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America. The students from countries as diverse as India, China and Brazil say they are scrambling to devise plans after federal immigration authorities notified colleges this week that international students must leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their...
    PHOENIX (AP) — International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America. The students from countries as diverse as India, China and Brazil say they are scrambling to devise plans after federal immigration authorities notified colleges this week that international students must leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their...
    The United States Chamber of Commerce is demanding the federal government provide visas to foreign students taking online courses at American colleges and universities. This month, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it would enforce federal law which dictates that foreign students are not rewarded F-1 student visas for the purpose of attending online courses. “[Foreign] students will not be permitted to enter or remain in the United States to attend such schools but they are not barred from...