U.S. now can ask travelers for Facebook, Twitter handles

U.S. now can ask travelers for Facebook, Twitter handles

I was quoted by USA Today in an article addressing the new Department of State form that asks for visa applicants’ social media account information. The effort to review social media accounts is an already existing one, however, I believe the new form will be used as a way to further delay and deny visas.

The full article can be accessed on USA Today’s website.

How ‘dreamers’ are preparing in case Trump ends Obama immigration actions

How ‘dreamers’ are preparing in case Trump ends Obama immigration actions

Now that he has been sworn in, Donald Trump could direct his administration to end the DACA program anytime. There are two ways he could end the program:

The least bureaucratic and most lenient would allow people who have received work permits through the program to use them until the permits expire and not let them renew them.

 

Or he could end the program immediately. But under immigration regulations, that would likely require sending termination notices to all 752,000 people who have received work permits through DACA and giving them 15 days to reply.

Read the whole story on USA Today:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/01/23/how-dreamers-preparing-trump/96971954/

USA Today: Yes, Trump will have broad power to crack down on immigration

USA Today: Yes, Trump will have broad power to crack down on immigration

I was recently quoted in the USA Today article “Yes, Trump will have broad power to crack down on immigration” by Alan Gomez.

The article discusses key points of Trump’s policies and his ability to impose said plans:

  • ending deportation protections
  • ending refugee programs
  • the Muslim ban
  • the border wall

Contact me should you have any questions regarding the content of this article or US immigration policy.