Trump Extends Ban On Green Cards, Temporary Work Visas For Workers In Tech, Multinational FirmsThe Trump administration on Monday extended a ban on green cards issued outside the United States until the end of the year and added many temporary work visas to the freeze, including those used heavily by technology companies and multinational corporations.
California Challenges Trump 'Public Charge' Rule Targeting Legal ImmigrantsCalifornia and three other states asked a federal judge in San Francisco Tuesday for a preliminary injunction blocking a so-called "public charge" federal rule that would make it harder for low-income legal immigrants to remain in the United States.
California Leads Latest Lawsuit Over Trump Green Card RulesCalifornia and three other states on Friday filed the latest court challenge to new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food stamps and housing vouchers.
New Trump Administration Rule Could Deny Green Cards, Citizenship To Immigrants Receiving Public AssistanceThe Trump administration on Monday moved forward with new rules that could deny green cards and citizenship for immigrants who get public assistance.
Indians Flock To America's 'Golden Visa' As H-1B Route ClosesFacing a crackdown on their favorite visa to enter the United States, hundreds of wealthy Indians are turning to another program that fast tracks immigrants to a green card.
SoCal Sham Marriage Ring Charged Thousands To Match US Citizens With Chinese In Need Of Green CardsA Southern California man, his daughter and an associate were charged Wednesday with running an elaborate sham marriage ring that secured green cards for Chinese citizens by wedding them to American.
Director Downplays Oscars 'Green Card' Comment Despite Social Media FurySean Penn’s remark about Mexican-born Oscar-winner Alejandro Inarritu’s immigration status at the end of Sunday’s Academy Awards telecast struck many as an insult, but the director says it was nothing more than a brutal joke between old friends.
Businesses Back Push Full Citizenship For Silicon Valley Green Card HoldersThe path to citizenship for green card holders in Silicon Valley may become easier as a number of Silicon Valley companies announced on Monday that they are getting directly involved in helping eligible employees become citizens—for free.
Orinda Man Avoids Deportation After DOMA Struck DownAn East Bay man will be allowed to stay with his husband and avoid deportation, after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) this week.
San Jose Employment Center Hosts Citizenship DayThe Center for Employment Training in Downtown San Jose hosted its 23rd annual Citizenship Day, where immigrants who are permanent residents start the process to become citizens.