Analysis

The Trump Era Could Mean Big Changes For Biz Immigration

Law360, New York (December 13, 2016, 11:09 PM EST) -- Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric often focused on a border wall, but major immigration changes could be on the horizon for businesses under the new administration as well, including a higher prevailing wage for H-1B visas, workplace raids and changes to visas under NAFTA, according to attorneys.

With Trump’s inauguration roughly a month away, lawmakers are already grappling with what will happen to young, undocumented immigrants known as “Dreamers,” and discussions are swirling over whether Trump’s much-hyped border wall will actually include fencing.

But what changes are likely to hit companies that employ foreign workers? Attorneys told Law360 that among the expected...

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