From Apple to Y Combinator—tech sector denounces new “Dreamers” plan

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Spread the loveTweet Enlarge / WASHINGTON—US Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration at the Justice Department September 5, 2017 in Washington, DC. Sessions announced that the Trump Administration is…


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Banned From the US? There’s a Robot for That

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Spread the loveTweet Two telepresence robots roll into a human-computer interaction conference. Sounds like the beginning of a very nerdy joke, but it really happened (#2017). A few weeks ago…


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Trump administration rolls out social media vetting of visa applicants

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 209 Share this story Visa applicants who the US State Department suspects may pose a danger if allowed into the country will be required to provide…


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US approves social media background checks for visa applicants

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Spread the loveTweet The U.S. is buttressing its paperwork walls with new requirements for social media disclosures as part of revised visa applications. Reported by Reuters earlier today, the decision…


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The Trump Administration Wants Evidence of Crimes Committed by Haitian Immigrants

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Spread the loveTweet (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration is taking the unusual step of hunting for evidence of crimes committed by Haitian immigrants as it decides whether to allow them…


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Feds propose heightened social media vetting of visa applicants

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 81 Share this story The US State Department is opening the public comment period for a proposal that seeks to inspect social media accounts and other…


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What You Need to Qualify for the U.S. Green Card Lottery

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Spread the loveTweet Image via Steven Senne/AP. Today, over 14 million people are finding out if they won the 2018 U.S. green card lottery, also known as the diversity visa…


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Trump’s Wall Is Worthless if He Doesn’t Back It Up With Tech

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Spread the loveTweet If Congress were to fail to pass a spending bill before the end of the day Friday, the government could shut down. That’s why President Trump just…


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Smartphones Deliver Vital Public Services

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Spread the loveTweet BERLIN, GERMANY – SEPTEMBER 16: A visitor tries out an Apple iPhone 7 on the first day of sales of the new phone at the Berlin Apple…


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162 tech companies file brief against the latest immigration executive order

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Spread the loveTweet Silicon Valley and the tech community at large has been a staunch opponent of Trump’s immigration policies, from the “Muslim Ban” executive orders to H-1B restrictions. Today…


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