Bloomberg Law
March 26, 2018, 3:05 PM

Attorneys Decry ‘Invisible Wall’ Blocking Legal Immigration

Laura D. Francis
Laura D. Francis

The Trump administration is building an “invisible wall” despite Congress’s failure thus far to shell out for the president’s physical wall along the Mexican border, the American Immigration Lawyers Association says.

Big-news items like the travel ban and the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program have gotten a lot of attention, but many actions have been “quietly happening,” yet “having a large impact on our immigration system,” Betsy Lawrence, AILA’s director of government relations told Bloomberg Law March 22. “Employers are feeling the pinch, for sure,” she said.

The various less-known measures the administration has taken to ...

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