Visa Data Changes Coming With New Biden Immigration Priorities

May 12, 2021, 9:30 AM

The types of visa data released to the public are likely to change now that the Biden administration has revoked former President Donald Trump’s “Buy American, Hire American” executive order, particularly when it comes to employer participation in hiring visa workers.

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services launched the H-1B data hub to provide more detailed public information on which companies were employing H-1B workers following Trump’s 2017 BAHA order. The aim was to protect U.S. jobs for American workers, and create higher wages and employment rates, according to the previous administration.

The Biden administration, which revoked the ex-president’s ...

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