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Trump administration set to tighten oversight of student, exchange visas

Trump administration set to tighten oversight of student, exchange visas | 11 May 2018 | The Trump administration announced Friday that it will tighten the rules on enforcing visa overstays as part of an attempt to further crack down on unlawful immigration. A press release from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) states that the agency will change the policy for calculating the length of a visa overstay, which previously was counted in days starting from when the violation was first reported. Under the new policy, USCIS will instead count each day since a visa holder's status lapses when determining how long someone has been "unlawfully present" in the U.S.