H1B: Specialty Worker Visa

Dr. Michio Kaku speaks about how America's poor educational system has created a shortage of Americans who can perform high skilled technology jobs. As a result, America's H-1B visa is used to attract immigrants who are skilled enough to perform these jobs.

By FALAW Since the enactment of the Immigration Act of 1990, U.S. immigration policy favors those that have skills, experience, or the financial capability to come to the U.S. As such, the H-1B Specialty Worker Visas was created to attract professionals with specialty skills to come and work in the U.S. Under H-1B, the petitioning […]

New immigration bill in Japan to attract foreign workers

The law is an attempt to attract more workers to Japan while still trying to make it very tough for them to settle permanently. But some experts say it doesn’t do enough to address the yawning labor gap.

New immigration bill in Japan to attract foreign workers

By Simon Denyer and Akiko Kashiwagi (The Washington Post) Japan’s parliament passed an immigration law Saturday that aims to attract 345,000 foreign workers over the next five years, seeking to plug gaps in the country’s rapidly shrinking and aging workforce. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government forced through the law despite protests from opposition parties that argued […]

Ask The Lawyer: Will ICE agents deport me when I go to an interview for my Green Card?

Ask The Lawyer: Will ICE agents deport me when I go to an interview for my Green Card?

Ask the Lawyer with Brian Figeroux, Esq., member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, brings you the latest updates on immigration law and other important issues.   Workers World TodayWorkers’ World Today is a free publication that empowers all workers, regardless of social or political affiliations. Distributed throughout New York City, our paper has a […]

Press Release: Black, Latino/a, Asian Caucus Calls for Prohibiting New York City from Entering Into Revenue Contracts With Immigration Enforcement Entities

“We cannot claim to be a sanctuary for all New Yorkers while profiting from those who are engaged in immigration enforcement,” City Council Member Carlos Menchaca

Press Release: Black, Latino/a, Asian Caucus Calls for Prohibiting New York City from Entering Into Revenue Contracts With Immigration Enforcement Entities

City Hall, NY – On Wednesday, November 14, the Black, Latino/a, and Asian Caucus voted to support Intro. 1092, introduced by BLAC member and City Council Member Carlos Menchaca, to prohibit the City of New York from entering into revenue contracts with entities that are engaged in immigration enforcement. The legislation would also invalidate any […]

The Trump Administration’s Proposed Public Charge Rule

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AILA National’s Policy Counsel, Jason Boyd, explains the Trump Administration’s announcement of a proposed rule entitled, “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds,” under which immigrants who legally use public benefits could be denied green cards. Workers World TodayWorkers’ World Today is a free publication that empowers all workers, regardless of social or political affiliations. Distributed throughout […]

Healthcare and Undocumented Individuals: An Islander’s Story

A choice of life and death.

Healthcare and Undocumented Individuals: An Islander’s Story

BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) – You have read the headline, now place yourself in this scenario: The Beginning of the Bad The year is 2011. You are a migrant from St. Vincent and the Grenadines who visited the United States for a wedding. You went through the necessary procedure for obtaining a visa in your homeland […]

Supreme Court Ruling to Change Deportation Proceedings of Immigrants

The case Pereira V. Sessions challenged a federal law stating that undocumented immigrants can avoid deportation if they live in the U.S. for 10 continuous years.

Supreme Court Ruling to Change Deportation Proceedings of Immigrants

BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) – A new supreme court ruling is offering undocumented immigrants more time to secure residency in the U.S. According to court documents, in an 8-1 vote, a high court ruled that a “notice to appear” that lacks time and date information isn’t sufficient to trigger the “stop-time rule.” According to the U.S. […]

Separation of migrant families at the border

Trump's executive order will seek to find ways to hold parents and children together.

Separation of migrant families at the border

By  The New York Times  Trump caved to enormous political pressure on Wednesday and signed an executive order meant to end the separation of families at the border by detaining parents and children together for an indefinite period. “We’re going to have strong — very strong — borders, but we are going to keep the […]