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The Impact of Immigration on Native Student Admissions
An influx of international students to U.S. higher education institutions between 1990 and 2010 worked in conjunction with a rise in foreign-born students in public schools to increase prejudiced concerns that a spike in immigration would negatively impact the educational...
Leaving the Immigration Form Blank on a Visa Application
In October 2019, the Trump Administration enacted a law that made it much easier for Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to reject visa applications. The bill established that immigration services could deny any application with incorrect terminology or questions left...
Biden Moves to End Trump Immigration Policies
Within hours of his inauguration, President Joe Biden reversed several immigration policies that the Trump administration previously implemented. By the end of his first day in office, Biden had signed seventeen executive orders. Six of these policies were related to...
The Timeline of Non-Immigrant Visas
A non-immigrant visa is a travel document issued to a permanent resident of another country who wishes to stay in the United States provisionally, for reasons like medical treatment, tourism, business, short-term work, or temporary schooling. The umbrella of non-immigrant...
House of Representatives Passes Two Major Immigration Bills
The House of Representatives recently passed a pair of bills that offer a targeted approach to amending the immigration system. These policies are designed to help solve large immigration issues that President Biden announced he would tackle at the start...
President Biden Announces CBP and USCIS Nominees
Biden’s Intent to Nominate On April 12, 2021, President Biden announced his intent to nominate members for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Among his selections are Ur Mendoza Jaddou for Director of Citizenship and Immigration and Chris Magnus...