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Immigration is Key to Growing the U.S. Economy

Jobs are integral to a thriving economy. Now, in the decade following the recession, stimulating job growth is a top priority to keep the economy growing. An article published by the Kauffman Foundation

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The H-1B Visa – A Catalyst for Economic Growth

Most agree that economic growth is an important factor in propelling the nation forward. A commonly overlooked economic stimulus is immigration – in particular the H-1B visa. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant

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RAISE Act Immigration Bill: Not a new idea. Not a good idea.

Earlier this month, President Trump formally backed a modified version of the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act or RAISE Act. The bill was first introduced into Congress by Republican

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STEM Talent Shortages a Costly Reality

Government’s plan to reduce American companies’ freedom to hire the best workers, will crush the US economy. President Trump has formally backed legislation that will cut legal immigration

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H-1B Visa Gold: Unintended Economic Consequences of the IT Boom

A new study by Gaurav Khanna and Nocolas Morales of the Global Development Fund shows exciting positive economic impacts of the United States’ H-1B visa program. The positive effects of the H-1B

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Trump-Backed Points System Immigration Bill (RAISE Act) will Chill the U.S. Economy

On August 2, 2017, President Trump formally backed an overhaul to legal immigration which would cut the number of legal immigrants entering the country by half over the next decade. The bill, presented

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The RAISE Act and Possible Changes to Non-immigrant Visa Programs

With half a dozen bills looming in congress addressing various reforms to the H-1B visa program, many are concerned what this could mean for the current filing season. Bills have been introduced which

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President Trump’s ‘Buy American, Hire American’ Executive Order Will Lose American Jobs and Companies

On April 18, 2017 at a manufacturer plant in Kenosha, Wisconsin, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order entitled “Buy American, Hire American.” He signed the order in Wisconsin to fulfil

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USCIS Policy Memo Provides Process to Reduce H-1B visas for Computer Programmers

On March 31, 2017, USCIS released a policy memorandum which could severely impact whether computer programmers from abroad can continue to utilize the H-1B visa. The agency stated that the change in policy

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Suspension of Premium Processing for H-1B Visa Applications

On March 3rd, 2017, USCIS announced that beginning April 3rd, 2017 they will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions. Premium processing services is normally requested by filing form

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