Executive Action on Immigration Impact on Employment-Based Petitions

2014-12-02T15:28:19+00:00

Executive Action on Immigration Impact on Employment-Based Petitions   President Obama announced changes to the United States’ immigration policy via executive action on November 20, 2014. The President outlined several changes to business immigration processes and procedures. These changes, outlined below, contain vague guidelines and uncertain timelines, especially compared to changes in family-based immigration law. These executive actions will come into place upon the issuance of necessary guidance and regulations, and almost none of the below changes have an estimated implementation date. Entrepreneur Visas Initially, foreign entrepreneurs who may not qualify for a National Interest Waiver will be able to be [...]