RICE university complains about student visa restrictions

The current controversy in the immigration sector One of the main purposes of the Trump administration has always been to reduce immigration. In the president’s view, the massive influx of immigrants is detrimental to the US and diminishes job opportunities for local workers. In fact, the Trump government has modified multiple immigration policies that involve…

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International education specialist talks about Trump government's restrictions

Restrictions on the student sector The Trump administration, in a relentless attempt to curb immigration, proposed a new rule through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that would substantially restrict visas for foreign students. Broadly speaking, the current administration of the US proposes to issue student visas with a fixed time period instead of duration…

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Foreign students will have fixed time for their visas

The Trump administration’s proposals on the student sector during the pandemic Clearly, the arrival of the global Coronavirus pandemic and the alarming number of people infected in the North American territory forced the Trump administration to adopt multiple restrictions, limitations and emergency measures that seek to protect the local economic and health system. Speaking specifically…

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More than 150 US citizens file a lawsuit against the DOS

Visa for fiancé(e)s of US citizens American citizens have the possibility to request an entry permit for their foreign fiancé(e)s. They can obtain this permit through the K-1 Visa, issued by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). After the USCIS approves the K-1 Visa application, the couple must marry within 90 days after the…

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The US Senate proposes to give more visas to foreign health workers

The heroes of our time Humanity is going through a crisis unprecedented in recent history. The sudden massive outbreak of Coronavirus around the world and its uncontrollable spread caused anguish, chaos, crisis, disasters and social controversy. Clearly, being a health-related issue, the heroes during these times of crisis are doctors, nurses, researchers and health workers,…

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New policy alerts displays details about increase in immigration application fees

The impact of the pandemic on the USCIS The sudden arrival of the global Coronavirus pandemic in the North American territory tremendously affected most sectors of our society. That is the case of the immigration sector. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is one of the branches of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)…

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Delays in immigration processes to avoid furloughs of the USCIS employees

The pandemic causes delays in immigration processes Naturally, the massive outbreak of Coronavirus in the North American territory tremendously affected multiple sectors of society as we know it. Speaking specifically about immigration in the US, it is one of the sectors that has been substantially modified during the current juncture. On the one hand, the…

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International students can now apply for student or exchange visas

The immigration sector is gradually reviving It is well known that the Coronavirus outbreak was massive in the US. In fact, after more than three months, the country is still the main epicenter of the pandemic and the number of infected people is the highest in the world. Therefore, the current government, led by President…

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If foreign students do not get a job, they might be deported

The battle of international students Recently, the US education sector was embroiled in controversy as the Trump government, through the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency, announced that international students had to attend at least a portion of face-to-face classes during the fall or they could be deported. Most universities and schools around the country…

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Federal agencies must now hire only American citizens

Trump’s new order restricting work visas The Trump administration has always been focused on reducing mass immigration. This includes legal immigration based on visas issued by the US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). During the past three years, President Donald Trump has implemented multiple restrictions and requirements to foreigners that want to migrate to the…

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