Bad news for US visa seekers: Visa news New rules could disqualify half of applicants
today Visa News: US President Donald Trump’s administration unveiled a sweeping rule on Monday that some experts say. legal immigration Could cut in half by denying visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people.
The long-anticipated rule, pushed by Trump’s leading aide on immigration, Stephen Miller, takes effect Oct 15. It would reject applicants for temporary or permanent visas if they fail to meet high enough income standards. If they receive public assistance such as welfare, food stamps, public housing or Medicaid.
The Trump administration is trying to bypass Congress and implement its own merit based-immigration system. It’s really a backdoor way of prohibiting low-income people from immigrating. That said Charles Wheeler of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc.