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H-1B foreign-worker visa: Fate of Trump’s changes unclear but work ban for ‘H-4 spouses’ unlikely

President Joe Biden’s immigration plan signals changes to employment of skilled foreign workers, but whether reforms made in the last days of the Trump administration will stand remains unclear. One Trump policy has already been shelved. Experts believe, however, that a long-running but never-delivered-on promise by the administration of former President Donald Trump to strip […]

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Siding with defense, federal judge sentences man who fired gun in Tenderloin, striking nonprofit’s building, to 11-and-a-half years

SAN FRANCISCO — A Patterson man who, in 2019, fired a shot into a building full of children rehearsing for a play, was sentenced to 11-and-a-half years in federal prison in a Thursday afternoon court hearing. While the sentence was lengthy, it was technically a victory for the defense; prosecutors argued the defendant, 40-year-old Jontae […]