Texas bus company settles worker-bias charges

Texas 05/29/19, 19:17

Settlement with El Expreso Bus Co. of Houston is sixth under DOJ's Protecting US Workers Initiative, which investigates and penalizes employers that discriminate against qualified US employees in favor of foreign guest workers

US to add 30,000 seasonal worker visas as soon as this week

U.S. 05/06/19, 12:30

The Trump administration plans to allow 30,000 more foreign workers temporarily into the United States for seasonal work through the end of September, a move that reflects the booming economy. Details of the plan were in a draft rule obtained by The Associated Press. It would benefit oyster shucking companies, fisheries, ...

Source: Officials consider new penalty for visa overstays

Politics 04/16/19, 06:10

Top administration officials have been discussing ways to increase pressure on countries with high numbers of citizens who overstay short-term visas, as part of President Donald Trump's growing focus on immigration heading into his re-election campaign. The administration could introduce new travel restrictions on nationals from those countries, according to two ...

International court prosecutors says US has revoked her visa

U.S. 04/05/19, 04:22

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says her U.S. visa has been revoked, in the first evidence of a crackdown on the global tribunal by the Trump administration. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda's office said in a written statement Friday that U.S authorities revoked her entry visa. The statement added that the move ...

Trump commits changes to H1-B visas, including potential citizenship

Politics 01/11/19, 09:21

President Donald Trump on Friday said he is planning changes to H-1B visas, which are issued temporarily to highly educated immigrants for working in specialty occupations. This policy would create simplicity and certainty for high-tech and skilled workers to become U.S. citizens. “H1-B [sic] holders in the United States can rest ...

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