This article was published by South China Morning Post on April 26, 2017 and features commentary from Reaz Jafri.
While US President Donald Trump’s review of a visa programme for skilled workers has grabbed the headlines, changes are also looming for those seeking residency through investment. As the first 100 days of the Donald Trump presidency draw to a close, it has already become clear that US immigration reform is a priority.
During his first weeks in office, Trump’s executive orders clamping down on travel to the US by citizens of a handful of Muslim-majority nations prompted widespread controversy, while last week he ordered a review of the H-1B visa programme, which is relied on by technology firms to bring in high-skilled foreign workers.
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