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Biden Administration Defends Trump H-1B Visa Rule

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According to this article on Forbes, by Stuart Anderson

“In a new court filing, the Biden administration defended a Trump regulation expected to harm international students by ending the H-1B lottery and awarding H-1B petitions from highest to lowest salary when H-B filings exceed the annual limit. The rule, published a few weeks before Donald Trump left office but not yet implemented, makes it difficult for international students to obtain H-1B petitions since workers with little labor market experience will mostly be shut out of H-1B selection under the regulation. Ironically, on July 26, 2021, the Biden administration released a statement hailing the importance of international students, even though such students will be far less likely to come to America if they cannot work in H-1B status after graduation.

On July 23, 2021, the Biden administration filed a defendants’ notice of motion and cross-motion for summary judgment in Chamber of Commerce v. DHS. The litigation began in 2020, and the judge is the Hon. Jeffrey S. White. The administration defended the rule on three grounds.”

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Republican Governors and Attorneys General Think Every State Is a Border State

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According to this article on Reason, by FIONA HARRIGAN

“Republican officials in several states have taken immigration enforcement into their own hands since President Joe Biden took office, arguing that the federal government is not adequately addressing migrant arrivals at the U.S.-Mexico border. These efforts often duplicate federal enforcement measures and rack up bills for taxpayers with little or no public safety payoff.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis recently signed legislation requiring every Florida law enforcement agency that operates a county jail to enter into an agreement with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) under Section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. These agreements deputize state or local cops to enforce certain aspects of federal immigration law. The new Florida law seems largely redundant, since Border Patrol agents already have jurisdiction throughout the state and 46 of its 67 counties already have 287(g) agreements.”

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‘They were preyed upon’: immigration lawyers denounce transport of migrants

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According to this article on The Guardian, by Erum Salam

“In the wake of the transport of nearly 50 Venezuelan asylum seekers and migrants from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard by Florida’s rightwing Republican governor Ron DeSantis, immigration lawyers representing the group have labeled the move as an “appalling” political stunt that should never be allowed to happen again.

DeSantis – who is both an ally and a rival to Donald Trump – has claimed responsibility for the flight as an attempt to protest Joe Biden’s immigration policy. But the move had been widely condemned as racist and abusive towards those dumped on the upmarket resort island in Massachusetts.”

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Biden says he plans to run in 2024, but “it’s just an intention”

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According to this article on AXIOS, by Rebacca Falconer

“President Biden said it’s his intention to run for re-election, but it’s “much too early” to make a “firm decision” on 2024.

Why it matters: Biden’s comments during an interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday evening mark a departure from previous remarks he and White House aides have made about the 2024 presidential election.

Driving the news: Biden told CBS’ Scott Pelley in the “60 Minutes” interview filmed before he flew to the U.K. to attend Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral that “a whole range of things come into play” if he’s running for re-election, including election laws.”

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