Elections have consequences: Predicting and preparing for US immigration changes

As federal and state elections in November 2024 draw near, mobility leaders face the prospect of major policy and programmatic changes to US immigration programs and requirements. The focus of any new laws or executive actions depends on which candidates and political parties prevail in November.
Elections have consequences: Predicting and preparing for US immigration changes
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Much will depend upon whether one party takes control of both the presidency and Congress, or whether the status quo (i.e., divided control of the legislative and executive branches and de facto stalemate) persists.

Mobility leaders must therefore be prepared for any eventuality. No matter the outcome in November, however, they should still expect that the US immigration system will continue to entail greater legal and procedural complexity, higher filing fees, and lengthier processing times, notwithstanding the start of fledgling federal efforts to introduce more online and automated services.

For a comprehensive look at the potential scenarios, and what they could mean for global mobility professionals who work on immigration matters, check out this article by Vialto's Angelo Paparelli and Manish Daftari

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