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Trump says changes coming in US handling of high-tech visas

Jan. 11, 2019 3:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday promised changes in the way the U.S. handles temporary visas that allow American companies to bring high-tech and other skilled workers into the U.S. In a tweet, Trump said those who hold the temporary H1-B visas can "rest assured" because changes were...

Virtual wall grows as Trump border fight threatens shutdown

Dec. 21, 2018 12:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Children torn from their parents, refugees turned away, tear gas fired on asylum-seekers, and a president who says he's willing to shut down the government to make good on his promise for a border wall. In a breathless 2018, they were just a handful of headlines on immigration, one of the...

US says migrants will wait in Mexico after claiming asylum

Dec. 20, 2018 3:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — People seeking asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico will no longer be released in the United States and will instead be forced to wait in Mexico under a policy announced Thursday that marks one of the most significant moves by President Donald Trump to reshape the immigration system. The...

Mexican president wants US to grant more work visas

Dec. 19, 2018 2:52 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Wednesday he hopes to negotiate more U.S. work visas for Central American migrants as well as those from his own country, and his administration promised to protect migrants, even as police reported two Hondurans were killed in the...

German Cabinet approves plan to expand job-seeker visas

Dec. 19, 2018 6:15 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Cabinet has approved a plan to expand a system of visas allowing people from outside the European Union to seek jobs as it tries to tackle a shortfall of skilled workers. Ministers also approved Wednesday a plan to resolve the status of rejected asylum-seekers who have found...