A win for International Students: Controversial Student Visa Rule Rescinded

July 17, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

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The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that the decision made by the Trump administration has been rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer schools or leave the country if their colleges hold classes entirely online sessions next semester. US District Judge Allison Burroughs…

US Visa Restriction could spell Doom for the US Economy

July 13, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

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“Apple would not exist without immigration,” -Tim Cook, Chief Executive Apple Inc Immigrants are critical to the country's long-term economic growth. Although they constitute 13.6% of the U.S. population, immigrants have started 52% of Silicon Valley's technology companies and contributed to more than 25% of the global patents. They make…

Trump Administration Cancels Visas for International Students

July 7, 2020 by Prabalta Rijal

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In another absurd move to restrict immigration, the Trump administration has asked foreign students in the US, whose colleges have shifted to online teaching due to the COVID-19 crisis, to shift to schools that have in-person classes or leave the country. This declaration by the government comes at a time…

Student Visa and hiring an immigration attorney in LA

June 15, 2018 by Liran Jakob Rosenfeld

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The USCIS has reserved some non-immigrant visa categories for international students who want to pursue their studies in the United States. The F Visa category is assigned to non-immigrants who want to pursue academic or language training programs in a U.S. university, college, seminary, conservatory, academic high school, private elementary…