“President Donald Trump on Friday banned nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States for at least the next 90 days by executive order.
The order bars all people hailing from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. Those countries were named in a 2016 law concerning immigration visas as “countries of …Continue Reading »
From The Atlantic
“President Trump signed on Friday an executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries, suspends all refugee admission for 120 days, and bars all Syrian refugees indefinitely. The order has been widely criticized and praised—but it led to massive protests at several airports across the country where people with valid documentation …Continue Reading »
From The New York Times
“A group of Nobel Prize winners said it would damage American leadership in higher education and research. House Speaker Paul D. Ryan and some relatives of Americans killed in terrorist attacks said it was right on target. An evangelical Christian group called it an affront to human dignity.
The reaction on …Continue Reading »
From The Washington Post
“President Trump’s first week in office has been marked by two things: controversy (over things like his inaugural crowd size and voter fraud accusations), and executive orders.
The first is old hat for Trump. But for casual observers — and even some political junkies who are paying close attention to Trump’s policy moves — the …Continue Reading »
“The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today published a final rule to improve the ability of certain promising start-up founders to begin growing their companies within the United States and help improve our nation’s economy through increased capital spending, innovation and job creation.
Under this final rule, DHS may use its “parole” authority to grant …Continue Reading »
From The Atlantic
“In an interview with 60 Minutes last month, President-elect Donald Trump made yet another pledge to remove undocumented immigrants from the United States, saying he would deport up to 3 million of them who “have criminal records.” Similar promises—like building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, and blocking federal funding to so-called sanctuary …Continue Reading »
By Michael Monnot – www.InfinityBusinessBrokers.com
If we lived somewhere other than the United States and were considering immigrating to the U.S. by investing in a business, then watching only a few minutes our recent election coverage would probably have had us running for the hills.
Like many people in the world, Americans are worried about the …Continue Reading »
From U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
“USCIS has published a final rule to modernize and improve several aspects of certain employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant visa programs. USCIS has also amended regulations to better enable U.S. employers to hire and retain certain foreign workers who are beneficiaries of approved employment-based immigrant visa petitions and are waiting to …Continue Reading »
From The Department of Homeland Security
“Written testimony of USCIS Director Leon Rodriguez for a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing titled ‘The Security of U.S. Visa Programs’”
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“Immigrants are responsible for over half of America’s ‘unicorn’ companies, a third of businesses on Main Street and a quarter of engineering and tech firms.”
With all of the talk about building walls, President Elect Trump’s campaign promises that were related to immigration policy left out any mention of entrepreneurs – which could be a …Continue Reading »