Trump’s Threat to Withdraw from NAFTA Could Put TN Immigration at Risk

Trump’s Threat to Withdraw from NAFTA Could Put TN Immigration at Risk

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky. Trump has repeatedly threatened to withdraw from NAFTA, but many considered the talk mere bluster. Yet, Trump’s hard-lined approach towards negotiations means that NAFTA may very well be on the chopping block. If the U.S. withdraws from NAFTA, there could be real consequences, not only […]

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As Lawmakers Scramble to Make DACA Deal, Some Dreamers Struggle to Pay for DACA Renewals

As Lawmakers Scramble to Make DACA Deal, Some Dreamers Struggle to Pay for DACA Renewals

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky. When the Trump administration announced the winding down of DACA, it left many Dreamers protected under the program scrambling for answers and frightened about what the future will hold. Current DACA holders were given the opportunity to renew their status with an October 5th deadline. […]

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Trump Faces Pressure as DACA Deadlines Approach

Trump Faces Pressure as DACA Deadlines Approach

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky. According to Politico, ten conservative states are threatening to sue the Trump administration to stop the DACA program. Trump also faces an early September deadline to make a decision on DACA. Should the Trump administration or the conservative states sue to stop DACA, several legal […]

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Trump’s Plan Would Slash Legal Immigration in Half

Trump’s Plan Would Slash Legal Immigration in Half

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky. This week, Trump proposed a new bill that would significantly re-make American immigration policy. According to the Washington Post, the new immigration plan would limit family-based immigration and would rely more heavily on a merit-based system. What is this new plan? What will it, and […]

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What to Do If You Are Stopped by An Immigration Officer: Know Your Rights

What to Do If You Are Stopped by An Immigration Officer: Know Your Rights

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky. According to Bloomberg, arrests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement have increased under the Trump administration. The Atlantic reports that immigration arrests have increased by 38 percent since Trump took office. Trump has expanded the categories of individuals marked as priorities for removal. This means that […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Says Grandparents, Other Relatives Are Excluded from Travel Ban

U.S. Supreme Court Says Grandparents, Other Relatives Are Excluded from Travel Ban

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June that President Trump’s travel ban could proceed, but it could not be enforced against anyone with a “bona fide connection” to a U.S. person or entity. The ruling, however, was ambiguous because the Court only provided two examples of relatives […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Travel Ban to Proceed

U.S. Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Travel Ban to Proceed

After months of strife with lower courts, President Trump achieved a rare victory for his immigration agenda when the U.S. Supreme Court decided to allow parts of his travel ban to proceed. Trump called the decision a “clear victory” for national security; however, the Court placed strict […]

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Federal Investigators Now Using Cellphone Snooping Device to Find Illegal Immigrants

Federal Investigators Now Using Cellphone Snooping Device to Find Illegal Immigrants

Investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are now using cellphone snooping devices to target illegal immigrants. The technology is called “Hailstorm,” and it was originally developed for counter-terrorism.

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Texas Senate Passes Bill That Requires Law Enforcement to Honor ICE “Detainer Requests”

Texas Senate Passes Bill That Requires Law Enforcement to Honor ICE “Detainer Requests”

Immigration and Customs Enforcement can issue “detainer requests” when it suspects that a person is an illegal immigrant. This is basically a request to hold the person in jail until ICE officers arrive.

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Could New H-1B Visa Regulations Actually Benefit Large Tech Companies?

Could New H-1B Visa Regulations Actually Benefit Large Tech Companies?

In response to high-profile stories that uncovered abuse of the H-1B visa program, legislators have introduced several bills that would tighten H-1B visa regulations. Among other changes, the proposed legislation would remove the H-1B visa lottery system and prevent companies from replacing U.S. employees with immigrant workers.

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