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Mexico’s response to Arizona’s Anti Illegal Immigration Bill

Mexico’s response to Arizona’s Anti Illegal Immigration Bill

With the Senate Bill 1070 passed on April 23, 2010 by Jan Brewer, its (Republican) governor, the whole country has been divided on the subject of racial profiling, the violation of civil rights as we know it and rightly so, as this law moves away from the beliefs on which the nation of the United […]


An Emphasis on Tighter Border Security

An Emphasis on Tighter Border Security

The Arizona Senate Bill 1070 has more than just raised issues and accusations of racial profiling and fascistic behavior by also finally getting enough attention from Congress and the Federal government. Since the state of Arizona has already toughened its stance on immigration, and has not thrown the federal government a bone (if you will) […]




The skinny about H1-B and L1-B visas

U.S. companies who are looking to fill high-tech vacancies from workers from outside the U.S. when suitable employees are not available. They are mainly using two programs available to them: H1-B and L1-B visas. H1-B has a yearly cap of 85,000 visas a year to bring highly skilled workers into the country. Unlike H1-B visas, […]


The Employment Authorization Document (EAD)

The EAD is also commonly known as “work permit” is issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) to an eligible person to legally work in the U.S. This is not same as the well-known “Green Card”. In order to obtain an EAD, eligible candidates needs to file Form I-765, Application for Employment […]


Basics of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was created by the Homeland Security Act of 2002, a direct response to September 11, 2011 (commonly known as 9/11) events. The former United States Custom Service and the Immigration and Naturalization Services are either completely or partially incorporated under the new agency. It is an agency […]


How the United States define a refugee

According to the U.N. High Commission for Refugees wars, famine, political unrest and many others cause more than 40 million people a year to cross borders throughout the world. The United States honor struggles of many of these refugees on June 20 with a World Refugee Day. There is a difference between a refugee and […]


A compelling reason for a comprehensive immigration bill

The EB-5 visa program is intended to give green cards to families that invest $1 million in a US business venture that provide minimum 10 full-time jobs within two years or invest $500,000 in a venture located in a targeted employment area. The targeted employment areas are places where unemployment is 150 percent of national […]


Can a refugee travel without a passport?

The United States government revoked the passport of fugitive Edward Snowden when he travelled from Hong Kong to Moscow, Russia on June 23, 2014. For him to travel to any other destination, now he needs a passport. This is a typical scenario for many refugees. Can someone travel without a passport? Passport is necessary for […]


New approach to address refugees from Central America and the Caribbean

Refugees who were fleeing from violence, death threats and other issues in the Central America are an ongoing issue for the U. S. Government. The US has seen an increase in refugee numbers during the last spring and summer. We have seen an influx of children from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador taking the very […]


Refugee policy change may come from the Obama Administration

Unaccompanied children crossing the southern border of the United States especially in Texas and California became big news in June 2014. Critics were quick to point out the root cause for more than 160 percent increase in border crossings is a direct result of the relaxed enforcement policies of the Obama Administration. Many are coming […]




IMMIGRATION: Homeland Security fight goes local

As Congress wrangled over funding for the Department of Homeland Security, anti-illegal-immigration activists in downtown San Bernardino called Friday, Feb. 27, for the repeal of President Barack Obama’s executive actions that are at the center of… Original post: IMMIGRATION: Homeland Security fight goes local  Read More →


The Immigration Mambo

Obama's immigration action has been tangled up in legal problems. For immigrants, it's just another step in the back-and-forth Maria Hinojosa likes to call “The U.S. Original post:  The Immigration Mambo  Read More →


Jeb Bush Answers Boos With Defense of Immigration, Education Stances

“We should give them a path to legal status,” he told CPAC attendees. More: Jeb Bush Answers Boos With Defense of Immigration, Education Stances  Read More →


Marco Rubio answers for his failed 2013 immigration plans — again

An immigration reform bill that was widely unpopular in conservative circles two years ago still dogs Florida Sen. Marco Rubio at CPAC Read the original post: Marco Rubio answers for his failed 2013 immigration plans — again  Read More →


Monkey Cage: Opposition to immigration reform is a winning strategy for Republicans

Immigration is driving white voters to the Republican Party. Go here to read the rest:  Monkey Cage: Opposition to immigration reform is a winning strategy for Republicans  Read More →