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 Imposes a Visa Restriction on Ghanaians

US Imposes a Visa Restriction on Ghanaians

All countries that signed the UN Convention on International Civil Aviation has an obligation to issue to its citizens, all the relevant travel documents under removal orders given by another country. Section 243(d) of America’s Immigration and Nationality Act states that when a country is adamant in denying or delaying without reason, in accepting the […]

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 […]

US Immigration: Policy Changes for Immigrants in 2019

US Immigration: Policy Changes for Immigrants in 2019

In 2018, the Trump administration pursued a fierce agenda to minimize legal immigration into the US and as well, bestow the Department of Homeland Security the authority to enforce immigration laws. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) brought about some of these changes with the introduction of new procedures and regulations for legal […]