While heightened restrictions on employment visas are not new, the COVID-19 pandemic and high unemployment numbers have led the U.S. to increase the limitations placed on a number of visas that businesses commonly use to fill their employment needs. Sang Shin provides a Fast Take on what the April 22nd and June 22nd restrictions on H-1B, L-1, and other visas mean for employers, how the nation got to this point, and what to expect for the remainder of year.
For additional insights, check out the following articles quoting Sang regarding President Trump’s recent presidential proclamation to continue and expand the temporary suspension the entry of certain immigrants and lawful permanent residents:
- “Banks, fintechs weigh fallout from H1-B work visa restrictions” (Banking Dive)
- “How Trump’s Latest H-1B Visa Suspension Will Impact Hiring at Tech Companies” (TechRepublic)
- “Trump’s H-1B Work Visa Ban Creates Six-Month Headache” (TechTarget)
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- “Impacts of COVID-19 on U.S. Immigration and Travel Policies,” Jackson Walker Insights & Resources (July 22, 2020)
- “Embassies and Consulates to Resume Phased Visa Processing,” Jackson Walker Insights (July 21, 2020)
- “Newest Presidential Proclamation Further Restricts Immigration Into the US,” Jackson Walker Insights (June 23, 2020)
- “USCIS Resumes Premium Processing,” Jackson Walker Insights (June 4, 2020)
- “President Trump Orders Temporary Hold on Immigration – Who’s Impacted? For How Long? What’s Next?,” Jackson Walker Insights (April 23, 2020)
- “COVID-19 Immigration Considerations,” Jackson Walker Insights (April 6, 2020)