Personal experience: why immigrants have more chances of success in the USA than Americans

Olga Khazan grew up in the United States and has Russian-Jewish roots. Since childhood, she stood out for her unusualness against the background of other children. In her article for The Atlantic, Olga explained why being weird isn't so bad for life. Further…

Immigrants will add $7 trillion to the US economy over the next 10 years

Economists estimate that over 10 years, immigration will increase US GDP by $7 trillion and government revenue by $1 trillion, Bloomberg reports. Last week, in the midst of a series of scandals in Congress over border security, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released...

Immigrant denied US citizenship due to work in cannabis industry

Immigrants face a range of consequences, including denial of citizenship, lifetime bans from lawful permanent residence, and even deportation, for working in the legal cannabis industry. Federal officials consider immigrants "drug dealers" even in states where marijuana is legal, Politico reports.…

TPS applications and status adjustments can now be tracked in real time

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the expansion of myProgress to Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status (TPS), and Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status. Initially, myProgress will only be available to…

Apple gave preference to immigrants when hiring and will now pay a $25 million fine

Apple will pay $25 million to settle claims by the US Department of Justice that the company unlawfully favored immigrants over US citizens and green card holders for some jobs. Reuters reported in more detail. In a statement, the Department of Justice said Apple...

Six American Holidays That Wouldn't Exist Without Immigrants

Usually, all people take the holidays for granted. After all, there are so many holidays with different religious and cultural origins. But in fact, every holiday raises the question: "For what reason do we celebrate this day?" As it turned out, many holidays were brought to the USA ...

Driving license in the USA: what immigrants need to know

Most immigrants coming to the United States think about learning and obtaining an American driver's license (Driving License, DL). It is not surprising that they have many questions related to preparing for and passing exams. In this article we have collected the most useful information...

Democrats propose to simplify the issuance of green cards to minors

A group of Democrats introduced a bill to simplify immigration procedures for abandoned or abused minors. More details about this told the edition of The Hill. The bill, led by Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.), Zoe Lofgren (D-California), and Adriano Espaia (D-NY), will free…

USCIS Plans to Spend $25 Million to Prepare Immigrants for Naturalization

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the expansion of the Citizenship and Integration Grants Program. This program provides naturalization preparation for immigrants throughout the country. The agency is ready to spend $25 million on it. This is stated in a press release on the website…

Thousands of migrants wreaked havoc on the US border hoping to get into the country before Title 42 is canceled

Thousands of migrants crossed the southern border of the United States. They are desperately trying to turn themselves in to federal immigration authorities before Title 42 expires on May 11 in hopes of receiving asylum and with it a chance at a new life. The New York Post writes about it. …

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