While we review and write about what executive action on immigration will do, we can already tell what it will not do: 1. Unused visas will not be recaptured and therefore the backlog will remain as is. I am seeing a lot of questions about family-based and employment-based backlogs. And I am sorry to say[…]
There will be several measures for immigrant entrepreneurs and details will emerge soon. However, this is a significant development – this is a new program using the parole authority. Entrepreneurs will be allowed into the US under the ‘significant public benefit’ parole authority to the following types of people who would otherwise not qualify[…]
The Department of Homeland Security released a series of memos. I am copying links to the relevant ones for high-skilled immigration, entrepreneurs and students. http://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/14_1120_memo_business_actions.pdf My comments to follow soon.
Executive Action List from the White House The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release November 20, 2014 FACT SHEET: IMMIGRATION ACCOUNTABILITY EXECUTIVE ACTION The President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Actions will help secure the border, hold nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants accountable, and ensure that everyone plays by the same rules. Acting[…]
I have it on good authority that these are some of the things we can expect: Illegal immigration: 1. Deferred action to parents of US citizens and green card holders who have lived in the US for at least 5 years. 2. Expanding the DACA program to no-age limit and who have been in the[…]
Find Tahmina on CNN Money today discussing immigration executive action that will be announced tonight. Here is a link to the story.
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