The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced a new rule that will amend the regulations for the H-1B nonimmigrant visa program, which allows employers to temporarily hire foreign workers in certain specialty occupations.
A federal judge has ruled that President Trump exceeded his authority in suspending work visas through the end of 2020 for hundreds of thousands of high-skilled foreign workers seeking jobs in the US.
President Trump has signed an executive order blocking work visas through December 31, 2020 for hundreds of thousands of foreign workers seeking jobs in the US.
The Supreme Court has blocked the Trump administration from ending the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects about 700,000 young, undocumented immigrants living and working in the US by providing renewable work permits.
The Supreme Court heard a closely-watched case involving whether the Trump administration could discontinue the DACA program that has protected 700,000 undocumented immigrants living and working in the US from deportation.
USCIS has issued a final rule amending the process by which the agency selects H-1B visa petitions. It also announced that it will begin accepting FY 2020 H-1B visa petitions on April 1, 2019.
News: HR guidance on hiring foreign citizens with visas.
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