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Biden Reopens Gateway For Green Cards, Work Visas Reversing Trump COVID-19 Freeze

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The change means the wait is over for hundreds of thousands of job-seeking foreigners and those pursuing permanent residency in the U.S., to apply for the coveted immigration documents.
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President Biden lifts Trump-era ban blocking legal immigration to US

President Biden lifts Trump-era ban blocking legal immigration to US

1 month ago   |   By WESH

The president stated in his proclamation that shutting out legal immigrants “does not advance the interests of the United States."
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Biden lifts Trump-era ban blocking legal immigration to US

Biden lifts Trump-era ban blocking legal immigration to US

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

SAN DIEGO - President Joe Biden on Wednesday lifted a freeze on green cards issued by his predecessor during the pandemic that lawyers said was blocking most legal immigration to the United States.
Former President Donald Trump last spring halted the issuance of green cards until the end of 2020 in the name of protecting the coronavirus-wracked job market - a reason that Trump gave to achieve many of the cuts to legal immigration that had eluded him before the pandemic.
Trump on Dec. 31 extended those orders until the end of March.
Trump had deemed immigrants a “risk to the U.S. labor...
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