DHS Seeks Changes to Work Visas 

The department is trying to increase efficiency and improve processes.

The Department of Homeland Security announced a series of plans that would change how the government grants work visas and the rights those visas grant to foreign nationals. 

The department published the proposals in the Federal Register, saying they would “modernize and improve the efficiency of the H-1B program, add benefits and flexibilities, and improve integrity measures.” 

H-1B visas are directed toward foreign nationals with U.S.-based jobs as engineers, doctors, and journalists, among others. Such visas are often given to graduates of U.S. colleges and universities. 

“DHS continues to develop and implement regulations that increase efficiency and improve processes for employers and workers navigating the immigration system,” said DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. “The Biden-Harris Administration’s priority is to attract global talent, reduce undue burdens on employers, and prevent fraud and abuse in the immigration system.”

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For Secretary Mayorkas to be led by the Lord as he heads the Department of Homeland Security.
  • For Director Ur Jaddou to seek God as she oversees U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
  • For administration officials as they propose updates to immigration policies.

Sources: The Hill, Forbes, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


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