Visas

Homeland Security agents set up a fake university in Michigan that was used to lure foreign nationals who wanted to become “students” so they could illegally extend their U.S. visas, NPR reported. The University of Farmington, with a fake office in Farmington Hills, Michigan, offered no class schedules for students, but still they enrolled. On
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  by Vandana Rambaran The State Department announced Tuesday it will shorten the length of visas issued to Chinese citizens to protect U.S. intellectual property, a promise outlined by the Trump administration in the president’s national security strategy in December. The National Security Strategy reads: “The United States will review visa procedures to reduce economic theft by
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  by Julia Cohen The Department of Homeland Security proposed removing the International Entrepreneur (IE) rule allowing entrepreneurs to remain in the U.S. past their visa, according to the Department of Homeland Security’s Friday press release. The rule enables DHS to look at applicants on a case-by-case basis to determine if their venture had “potential for rapid
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Senior administration officials quashed a letter from Department of Homeland Security (DHS) staff recommending the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer negotiate to end a little-known visa program that permits tens of thousands of Canadian and Mexican white-collar workers to work in America. The DHS staffers were nearing completion of their letter to Lighthizer — who
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