Is Ghana’s Visa Ban by the US Really Ghana’s Fault?

Is Ghana’s Visa Ban by the US Really Ghana’s Fault?

The government of the United States in its defense of the categories of visas, on which they recently imposed restrictions, has blamed their action on the unwillingness of the Ghanaian government to cooperate in meeting the requirements of international deportation. Stephanie Sullivan, America’s ambassador to Ghana, said in a press conference that the Ghanaian government […]

USA: Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders Soon to be Out of Job

USA: Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders Soon to be Out of Job

In the coming weeks, the US Department of Homeland Security — DHS for short — may release a proposed regulation to revoke the Employment Authorisation Document (EAD) for spouses of H-1B visa holders. By implication, this is going to happen before the earlier scheduled deadline of March 28 by which time, the DHS is expected […]

US Shutdown Results Cancellation of 40,000 Immigration Hearings

US Shutdown Results Cancellation of 40,000 Immigration Hearings

The ongoing shutdown of government by the Trump administration has led to the straining of the country’s immigration system and thus the cancellation of more than 40,000 immigration court hearing. Meanwhile, the Pentagon is pumping out funds to extend military troops to the US-Mexico border. The troops are being extended because of the partial shutdown […]

New H-1B Visa Rules May Affect Indian Professionals

New H-1B Visa Rules May Affect Indian Professionals

Applications for the H-1B visa will commence by April 1, 2019. Employers who have any petitions to make regarding this visa are required to register ahead visa electronic means for the H-1B visa lottery. US President Trump is already known for his anti-immigration agenda, has changed some H-1B visa rules which have become a cause […]