Making The Immigration Process Prohibitively Expensive – Is this the right way to curb immigration?
Have you ever heard of pork-barrel legislation? Do you know where the money that taxpayers pay goes? If you take the time to read through an entire bill that is signed into law that has anything to do with spending [...]
Title 42, The Covid Excuse and The Equal Application of the Law to ALL
In April, I wrote a column about how the use of Title 42 not to follow due process and adequately process the removal of migrants who illegally entered the U.S. was outdated, given that the Covid epidemic had all but [...]
The elephant in the room was ignored, or maybe it’s not an elephant at all?
In the buildup to the mid-term elections, there was a lot of talk about US immigration, how the system was broken, what would be done with the thousands of migrants coming across the border illegally, and what America wanted to [...]
Tech layoffs and the 60 day grace period
An impromptu race for new employment has begun nationwide in the U.S. tech sector. With Twitter, Meta and Amazon all announcing massive layoffs, tens of thousands of workers, many highly skilled engineers, are scrambling for new employment. Most people have [...]
With COVID essentially behind us, what should the U.S.’s policy be towards migrants on the border?
In the twenty years that I have been practicing immigration law, only one topic has remained hot; Illegal border crossings of immigrants, the lack of a coherent government policy to deal with it, and the debate over the effects that [...]
The Madness and Stupidity of Reciprocity and Visa Validity Periods
Recently, the U.S. randomly decided to lower the E-2 visa validity from 60 months to 18 months for Danish citizens. The E-2 visa, one which is used by many entrepreneurs launching U.S. companies as well as existing companies to send [...]