International students enrolled at U.S. institutions that will hold classes solely online this fall are at risk of being deported, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said on Monday.
The regulation primarily applies to nonimmigrant F-1 students, who pursue academic coursework, and M-1 students, who pursue vocational coursework.
An American man who married a Japanese man in the U.S. sued the Japanese government this week, demanding long-term resident status foreigners in heterosexual marriages typically get rights to.
Andrew High and his Japanese husband, identified only as Kohei, have been together for 15 years before tying the knot in 2015 after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across all 50 states.
Nine exchange students returning to Arizona State University from China were stopped and temporarily detained by Customs and Border Protection at Los Angeles International Airport.
University officials said in a statement on Friday that the Chinese students were “denied admission to the U.S. to continue their studies” and were sent back to China “over the last week” as they were returning for the fall semester.
An immigrant couple running an organic vegan restaurant in California might be forced to return to Japan if they do not meet target sales required for the renewal of their visas.
Akira and Ana built VegiLicious, located in Huntington Beach, from a $200,000 capital in 2013 to “help better the situations for people, animals and the planet.”
Instead of being issued with automatic maximum possible duration, visas granted to Chinese citizens may soon be limited by United States consulate officers, according to an announcement by the U.S. State Department on Tuesday.
The move, which is intended to combat the supposed theft of U.S. intellectual property, will take effect on June 11.
Hung Truong, the father of four-year Navy veteran Ngoc Hoan Truong, is infuriated with the United States government’s decision not to approve his Vietnam-born ex-wife’s visa to attend their son’s funeral.
Truong’s mother tried to apply for a U.S. visa twice, but was denied both times, according to his father, who owns a jewelry store in Blytheville, Arkansas, WREG reported.
The American embassy in Phnom Penh stopped issuing certain visas on Wednesday as Cambodia fails to take back its citizens being deported from the U.S.
The discontinued visas include B1, B2 and B1/B2 for employees of the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, above the rank of director general and their families, with “limited exceptions.”
A thousand foreign-born recruits in the U.S. Army may face deportation as the Pentagon reportedly plans to scrap a program that previously promised citizenship to immigrants who were willing to serve.
Citing an undated Pentagon memo prepared for Defense Secretary James Mattis, the Washington Post reports that the Defense Department is mulling the cancellation of the enlistment contracts for immigrant recruits who enlisted through its Military Accessions Vital to National Interest (MAVNI) program.
Hong Kong and mainland passport holders who are traveling to the United States should anticipate increased visa scrutiny as tighter security checks will soon be implemented.
Earlier this month, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ordered a broad increase in visa screenings in American embassies for those entering the United States, SCMP reports.