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.

Nation Jan 23

A U.S. visa appears inside of a U.K. passport. Photo by Getty Images
U.S. imposes visa rules for pregnant women

The Trump administration on Thursday published new visa rules aimed at restricting “birth tourism," in which women travel to the United States to give birth so their children can have U.S. citizenship.

Economy Jul 27

Lobster rolls are for sale in the Massachusetts Grange building on the Avenue of the States during the 100th anniversary of The Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S. September 21, 2016. Picture taken on September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Lisa Quinones - RTSOZWS
Why seasonal businesses depend on foreign workers

Cape Cod businesses are struggling with a dearth of workers this summer after Congress restricted the number of H-2B visas -- temporary work visas that grant employers permission to supplement their American workforce with a limited number of international workers.