The recession has put the brakes on the number of foreign workers flocking to the US in pursuit of the fabled American dream. A month since it started accepting applications, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services has received approximately 45,000 H-1B visa petitions, far less than the congressionally-mandated 65,000 cap.
US President Donald J. Trump is expected to meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at the Group of Twenty (G20) summit in Buenos Aires later this week. Is that a good idea in light of Russia’s latest aggression toward Ukraine and the somewhat stymied success of past meetings between the two leaders? In an interview with The Washington Post , Trump left open the possibility that he might, after all, cancel the meeting over the incident in the Kerch Strait. “Maybe I won’t even have the meeting,” he said.