Sorry, Those Fired H-1Bs Aren’t Going Anywhere, At Least Not Home

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21 December 2022
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One of the benefits of Elon Musk’s mass firings at Twitter and the general downsizing in social media companies, that Facebook is firing more than Twitter with none of the publicity. The good news was that lots of H-1Bs were going to go home. Even experts at VDare were fooled: Bonus to Musk’s Buying Twitter: Fired H-1B Employees Might Be Deported, by Eugene Grant, VDare, November 9, 2022

Now, none were ever going to be deported, which is a specific legal action taken by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The DHS component that deports aliens, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement And Removal Operations (ERO), will take no action as the Biden Regime had long ago ordered the end of deportations of anyone except the worst criminals...

The Biden Regime has announced that aliens who have been terminated from employment have basically an unlimited amount of time to acquire another position or switch to an NIV, such as a student visa (F-1) that will preserve lawful presence until the alien can find another employer. Which is itself fraudulent, as H-4 and F-1 NIVs have specific legal purposes, not to avoid unlawful presence, not to mark time in the United States until something better comes around. That means if an alien is fired from an H-1B, enrolling in a college or university and obtaining adjustment of status to F-1 is not legal...