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Attorney Sharma speaks to WJXT Channel 4 News regarding President Trump’s Travel Ban (Version 2.0)

Immigration Attorney Ashwin Sharma interviewed by WJXT News4Jax on President Trump’s new immigration executive order (Travel Ban Version 2.0) anticipated to be issued this week. The new order is expected be specifically tailored to address National Security issues and to overcome Constitutional challenges like those that affected the earlier executive order.

The new Executive Order will purportedly take effect 1-2 weeks after it is signed, and appears to continue to focus on the original seven Muslim-majority countries – Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan and Libya, but exempt green-card holders and dual citizens of the U.S. and any of those countries. The new order would apparently no longer specifically reject Syrian refugees when processing new visa applications. As well, DHS Sectretary Kelly indicates that if travellers are “in motion from some distant land”, at the time the Executive Order takes effect, they “will be allowed in”.

Ashwin & Raj Sharma – Punjabi Radio Interview on U.S. and Canadian Immigration

Ashwin and Raj Sharma interviewed regarding U.S. and Canadian Immigration on Punjabi radio by Mr. Rishi Nagra of RedFM Calgary, Canada.  U.S. Immigration topics include Indian Immigration, H-1B, L-1B, EB-5 and Family Based Immigration.

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Ashwin Sharma interviewed about H-1B visas in the September issue of the Florida Trend Magazine

via http://www.floridatrend.com

Florida Trend magazine’s article highlights many of the unreasonable constraints and scrutiny facing the H-1B professional worker program in the U.S. today.  Excerpt follows:

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Ashwin Sharma interviewed by Reuters on U.S. demand for skilled worker visas topping quota

Ashwin Sharma interviewed by Reuters on U.S. demand for skilled worker visas topping quota.

Preliminary paperwork that prospective visa seekers must file with the Department of Labor before applying to USCIS indicates that there is demand for well over 65,000 visas, said Jacksonville, Florida-based lawyer Ashwin Sharma, who handles H-1B visa applications for technology consulting firms. He expects a record volume of applications this year.

Ashwin Sharma interviewed about Immigration Reforms proposed by Sen. Rubio and the President

Immigration Attorney Ashwin Sharma was interviewed on the Channel 4’s Morning Show on the subject of the Gang of 8’s Bipartisan Framework for Comprehensive Immigration Reform versus President Obama’s proposal, and on the necessity of Immigration Reform in the country and within the Republican Party.

Attorney Ashwin Sharma interviewed on H-1B visas by Matt O’Brien of the San Jose Mercury News

“H-1Bs are a good indicator of how the economy is doing,” said Florida immigration lawyer Ashwin Sharma. “You only hire an IT consultant when there’s work available, and it’s work that has to be estimated six months in advance. If companies are taking that risk, there’s a belief that the economy is back and there’s money to be made.”

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