Pros and cons: how immigrants affect the US economy and the lives of Americans

US immigration policy is extremely controversial. Most of the debate is centered around economic repercussions, security threats, and humanitarian problems. Ultimately, US immigration policy is a mixture of laws, court decisions, and executive orders, Balance writes. In the 2017 year in the United States ...

The path to the green card for a million illegal immigrants: the House of Representatives passed a controversial bill

The House of Representatives on Wednesday, December 11, passed a controversial agriculture bill that could open the door to legalization for more than a million illegal immigrants. The law on the modernization of labor on farms was supported by 260, but opposed 165 by both Democrats and ...

How to build the Trump wall, and what residents of the border regions think about it

Less than a year is left before the US presidential election. President Donald Trump’s administration has set itself the goal of building a wall over 900 km long on the Mexican border this year. Stopping the flow of illegal immigrants was at the heart of the president’s campaign. Not getting ...

New Jersey may start issuing driving licenses to illegal immigrants

On Monday, December 9, New Jersey lawmakers considered a bill that would allow immigrants without legal status to obtain a driver’s license, writes NBC New York. The Assembly's Judicial Committee, led by Democrats, listened to the bill in the committee room. Many supported this measure, wearing ...

Arrests and expulsions: ICE sums up work in 2019 year

Acting Director of the US Immigration and Customs Control (ICE) Matthew Albans explained how the unprecedented border crisis over the course of this fiscal year affected almost all areas of ICE's business. In fiscal year 2019, ICE employees arrested approximately 143 000 ...

USCIS through the courts seeks the right to prevent low-income immigrants from entering the USA

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) won a lawsuit in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in early December and the Fourth Circuit on Monday, December 9, in the lifting of the ban on the “burden on society.” This is stated on the official website ...

USCIS enacted a rule that would deprive hundreds of thousands of immigrants of the chance to stay in the US

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has implemented two Attorney General decisions on good morale required for immigration purposes - this greatly tightens the rules by which certain categories of immigrants can stay in the United States and avoid deportation. USCIS has announced ...

US Border Service issues fake subpoenas, not allowing immigrants granted asylum into the country

In recent weeks, at least 4 people have been sent back to Mexico after being granted asylum in the United States. All of them received fake subpoenas designed to prevent those who obtained the legal right to enter the country from entering the United States. In November ...

US Immigration Changes Foreign Work Visa Process

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services announced the successful completion of the pilot testing phase of electronic registration for participation in the H-1B visa lottery - the next visa application for the 2021 fiscal year will be held under the new rules. Employers wishing to file petitions related to ...

The Difficult Path to the American Dream: Immigrants are finding it increasingly difficult to obtain US citizenship

On a fall morning, Jonas Waldab arrived at the Paramount Theater in downtown Auckland, California. The landmark in the Art Deco style, built in the 1930's, resembles the golden age of Hollywood, with high ceilings and spiral staircases. Valdab, in an elegant dark suit, is dressed in a special ...

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