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Webinar - Business Immigration Law and Policy in 2021: A Look in the Crystal Ball

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Greenberg Traurig's Immigration & Compliance Practice Co-Chair Laura Reiff presented a Webcast on Business Immigration Law and Policy in 2021: A Look in the Crystal Ball on January 19. Over the last four years the U.S. immigration policy has been through many drastic changes. What would a new Congress led by Democrats and a new Administration led by Joe Biden and Kamala Harris do to change the current state of play?  Experience with the Obama/Biden Administration and a review of the stated immigration plans of the Biden/Harris campaign indicate that we might see the following: 

Executive Actions
•  Reversal of Travel Ban Proclamations banning entry from those present in the Schengen area, U.K., Ireland, Brazil, Iran, and China
•  Reversal of the Ban on the Issuance of Immigrant Visas and Non-immigrant L-1 and H-1 Visas
•  Reversal of the Ban on Certain Students from China
•  Reinstatement of the DACA Program
•  New TPS Designations
•  Review of Interim Final and Proposed Rules impacting the H-1B and PERM programs
•  Withdrawal of Guidance Memorandums on Respecting Precedent in Adjudication of USCIS cases
•  Withdrawal of Public Charge Attestations from those seeking certain Immigration Benefits