JUN 23, 2020 | US
Trump Takes Another Immigration Stand
Protocol, June 23, 2020
By David Pierce
As expected, President Trump put out an order yesterday suspending new green cards, H-1B and other visas through at least the end of 2020. The order expands the ban Trump put into place earlier this year — and applies only to those not already living and working in the US Still unclear: what it'll mean for anyone renewing their visa in the next six months.
Tech leaders railed against the order, continuing a fight against Trump's immigration crackdowns that they've been waging for years. Industry advocate BSA said that "access to foreign talent, adding to the expertise provided by American workers, is critical for the recovery and growth of all sectors of the US economy."
BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) is the leading advocate for the global software industry before governments and in the international marketplace. Its members are among the world’s most innovative companies, creating software solutions that help businesses of all sizes in every part of the economy to modernize and grow.
With headquarters in Washington, DC, and operations in more than 30 countries, BSA pioneers compliance programs that promote legal software use and advocates for public policies that foster technology innovation and drive growth in the digital economy.