House Dems Push For Fix To Visa Deadline Problem

Law360, New York (November 2, 2015, 6:46 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of State need to work on reversing the damage caused by a recent change in visa cutoff dates for highly skilled workers, 16 House Democrats urged in a recent letter.

To make up for the “hardships” caused by State Department recently revising the cutoff dates for EB-2 visa applicants from countries such as India and China, DHS should implement measures that would allow those waiting in the U.S. for immigrant visa numbers under certain qualifying conditions to receive permission to legally work, according to the letter, sent on Wednesday to DHS...

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