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President suggests New Path to Citizenship for H-1B Visa holders

In an attempt to strike a deal with Democrats to end the ongoing government shutdown, now on its 25th day and standing firm that he will not agree to end the shutdown unless Congress

agrees to his demands and approve funding for the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, President Trump has suggested that he is open to a new potential path to citizenship for H-1B workers.

The H-1B Visa for Immigration, is frequently used by companies in the U.S. to employ highly skilled foreign workers for specialized, in-demand jobs and has been criticized by the Trump administration that it displaces American workers.

The program grants 65,000 employment visas each year, plus an additional 20,000 for U.S. master’s degree holders, but the Trump administration’s eagerness to limit Immigration has added a measure of uncertainty for visa holders and the companies looking to employ them.

The president endorsed a bill in 2017 that would halve legal immigration over a decade.

While the measure would have shifted the immigration system to prize skills over family ties, it didn’t provide a new pathway to citizenship for H-1B workers.

In a recent tweet, the president highlighted the advantages of permitting “highly skilled people to pursue career options in the U.S.”. So far no legislation has been endorsed and he would not be able to provide that through executive action.

Your immigration attorney will provide you with professional legal advice for your immigrant or non-immigrant visa needs without you having to lose time and money.

When you consult with an immigration attorney it is important that you are able to speak with an actual attorney. No one besides an attorney is able to give you legal advice, even an attorney’s assistant cannot give you legal advice, you must speak with an actual licensed attorney.

You must also be able to understand the attorney. The attorney must either speak a language you understand or have a competent interpreter that will allow you to understand what the attorney is saying.

If you cannot communicate with the attorney they will not be able to provide you safe advice. Never hire an attorney that you have not spoken with.

Speaking with an experienced and skilled immigration attorney is the first step when dealing with any immigration issue.

An experienced attorney authorized to practice immigration law in Dallas, throughout Texas, and in all fifty states can assure that your case moves forward as quickly as possible and is handled correctly.