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Rejections for standard work-visas have shot up under the Trump administration, but some companies have avoided the trend

Rejections for standard work-visas have shot up under the Trump administration, but some companies have avoided the trend

President Donald Trump reviews border wall prototypes, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in San Diego. Associated Press/Evan Vucci The Trump administration has ramped up scrutiny of the H-1B visa program. US Citizenship and Immigration Services data released Friday show the agency is rejecting more H-1B applications. Over the last two years, the agency has more than…





The government shutdown could cause a disaster for the US economy if Trump follows through on his threat to continue the fight for ‘months’

The government shutdown could cause a disaster for the US economy if Trump follows through on his threat to continue the fight for ‘months’

President Donald Trump’s threat to shut down the government for “months” could do major damage to the US economy. Evan Vucci/AP Images Most economists agree that the government shutdown will weigh on US economic growth. But according to one economist, if President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to keep the government closed for…


SHUTDOWN STANDSTILL: The government shutdown enters a record 22nd day as Trump, Democrats continue to battle over the border wall and 800,000 workers go without pay

SHUTDOWN STANDSTILL: The government shutdown enters a record 22nd day as Trump, Democrats continue to battle over the border wall and 800,000 workers go without pay

The partial shutdown of the federal government officially became the longest of the modern budgeting era on Saturday, as it entered day 22 with no end in sight. By making it into the fourth week, the shutdown surpassed the 21-day funding lapse in 1995 and 1996 as the longest since the modern budgeting system was…