State AGs Decry Proposed Limits On Student, Journalist Visas

State AGs Decry Proposed Limits On Student, Journalist Visas

By Sarah Martinson, Law360 Twenty-two state attorneys general have urged the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to toss a proposed rule limiting the time that international students and journalists can live in the U.S., arguing the rule is unlawful and would hurt local economies. In a letter to DHS and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, attorneys […]

DHS Looks To Ditch H-1B Visa Lottery For Salary Ranking

DHS Looks To Ditch H-1B Visa Lottery For Salary Ranking

By Suzanne Monyak, Law360 The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is planning to replace the H-1B specialty occupation visa lottery, in which foreign citizens with college degrees compete for limited slots, with a wage-based selection process prioritizing higher salaries, the department said Wednesday. Under the proposal, DHS would no longer conduct a random selection process […]