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Two Years of the Buy American Hire American Executive Order: Commemorating and Commiserating

Meredith W. Barnette, Esq., Partner

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The U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) is commemorating the second anniversary of the Trump Administration's Buy American Hire American Executive Order (BAHA), noting changes made better protect U.S. workers' jobs and wages, enhance fraud detection and prevention in employment-based visa programs, and increase the overall transparency of those programs for the American public. Read More

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