Supreme Court Reinstates Travel Ban; Redefines ‘Close Family Relationship’

Supreme Court Reinstates Travel Ban; Redefines ‘Close Family Relationship’

U.S. top court to set guidelines for Trump treatment of non-citizens

U.S. top court to set guidelines for Trump treatment of non-citizens

An upcoming class action litigation case, brought by the ACLU, challenges how long someone can be detained while in deportation proceedings. If the ACLU wins, the Trump Administration will have to rethink its deportation strategy.

http://www.reuters.com/article/usa-court-immigration-guidelines-idUSL1N1G20MQ

Legal battle over travel ban pits Trump’s powers against his own words

Legal battle over travel ban pits Trump’s powers against his own words

The decision is to not uphold is one step in what will be a long, historic case.

This case is the first serious test of executive authority since Trump became president on Jan. 20. Read the full Reuters article to learn more about the three main issues at play for the court.

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-immigration-legal-analysis-idUSKBN15N2SI

Trump, tech tycoons talk overhaul of H1B visas

Trump, tech tycoons talk overhaul of H1B visas

Recently, Reuters published a story analyzing our current H-1B visa system and changes Trump may wish to make. I weighed in on what would be necessary for the changes to take place.

While Trump could initiate some changes to the visa program with executive action, significant shifts would likely need to go through a lengthy formal rule-making process, said Stephen Yale-Loehr, an immigration expert at Cornell Law School. Major changes would likely be subject to court challenges, he said.

Other reforms, like changing the visa cap or offering more green cards to high-tech workers, could require Congressional action, Yale-Loehr said.

Read the full Reuters article.