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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 […]

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 […]

Critics call for EB-5 visa program fixes

A program that issues green cards to investors and job creators coming to US from other countries is known as EB-5 Visa Program. It is intended to bring capital investment to badly needed areas of the country. Investment is targeted at $1 million that creates at least ten full-time jobs within two years or an […]

Should children crossing illegally get refugee status?

An Associated Press poll taken recently shows that more than 53 percent of Americans believe that children crossing the southern border illegally should not be offered refugee status. Quite contrary to that another poll, PRRI poll, shows more than 69 percent of Americans do favor treating children as refugees. The responders are more aligned with […]

Children crossing the United States border, are they refugees?

A new trend that started a year ago now is brewing as a humanitarian crisis at the US-Mexico border. Unaccompanied children from Central America including Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras are taking a riskier journey through Mexico and entering the United States at its Southwestern border. Are they refugees? Among other reason they appear to […]

Swiss 'Ecopop' vote calls for big immigration cut

The European country voting to limit immigration See the original post:  Swiss 'Ecopop' vote calls for big immigration cut  Read More →

Britain's Cameron gets tough on immigration

Ed Adamczyk STAFFORDSHIRE, England, Nov. 28 (UPI) — British Prime Minister David Cameron positioned himself as tough on immigration and willing to see Britain leave the European Union over it. View original post here:  Britain's Cameron gets tough on immigration  Read More →

Why immigration can be a good thing

The University of Birmingham's new chancellor calls for a rise in the number of international students. Original post: Why immigration can be a good thing  Read More →

Immigration and London's economy

Immigration and London's economy View original here:  Immigration and London's economy  Read More →

Why Cameron And UKIP Have It Wrong: Immigration and Entrepreneurship

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has announced new promises for dealing with immigration. Out is the plan for a cap but plans to limit benefits remain. However, is there really any need for a new direction on migrants? See original here: Why Cameron And UKIP Have It Wrong: Immigration and Entrepreneurship  Read More →