Politics Jun 22

A citizenship candidate holds a flag during the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) naturalization ceremony at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, U.S., September 17, 2019. Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters
Trump administration extends visa ban to non-immigrants

The ban on new visas applies to H-1B visas, which are used by major American technology companies, and their immediate families, H-2B visas for nonagricultural seasonal workers, J-1 visas for exchange students and L-1 visas for managers of multinational corporations.

Foreign-born physicians are often sent to underserved urban or rural areas to fill medical residences that might otherwise be vacant. They receive H-1B visas through an expedited process. A new procedural announcement by the Trump administration could put the future…