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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 […]


The United States to increase the number of Syrian refugees

The ongoing crisis in Syria resulted in many Syrians leaving the conflict zone. Began several years ago, refugees are fleeing to neighboring countries including Lebanon and Turkey from Syria. Started as an uprising against the Bashar al-Assad government, Syrian conflict now attracts foreign fighters and hardline Islamic State fighters. It has been a long standing […]


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 […]




Immigration: the big issue that the left just can’t get right

Ukip and the Tories dominate the immigration debate with questions about economic costs and benefits. It’s time for Labour to start talking about what ‘British values’ really are. After all, humanity has a worth beyond money Everything was, very briefly, going OK for the Labour party, and then it brought out its immigration mug More here: Immigration: the big issue that the left just can’t... [Read more]


Unease about immigration at core of UK election campaign

BOSTON, England (AP) — Boston is a typical English town — ancient church, traditional shops, Polish supermarkets, Baltic bakeries. See more here:  Unease about immigration at core of UK election campaign  Read More →


Cameron 'dishonest' over immigration

David Cameron was “wilfully dishonest” when he promised to cap immigration to the “tens of thousands”, UKIP leader Nigel Farage says. Read the original post: Cameron 'dishonest' over immigration  Read More →


PM dishonest on immigration – Farage

David Cameron was “wilfully dishonest” when he promised to cap immigration to the “tens of thousands”, UKIP leader Nigel Farage says. See more here: PM dishonest on immigration – Farage  Read More →


Nigel Farage says immigration stops parents letting children play in street

The Ukip leader used an election campaign launch beneath the White Cliffs of Dover to demand that net migration be cut to 30,000, despite saying earlier this month that he would not set a target. Read the original post: Nigel Farage says immigration stops parents letting children play in street  Read More →