Immigration garnered a mere paragraph or two in President Obama’s State of the Union on Tuesday night. Given the scope of the topics discussed during the speech, it wasn’t expected that immigration (or any other subject) would garner much more than a few moments of focus.
However, what was surprising about President Obama’s immigration comments …
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Understanding public benefits and public charge is a difficult topic for immigrants (and immigration lawyers) to properly understand. Some programs are off limits to immigrants, while other programs are available to immigrants. Further, the programs available to U.S. citizen children differ from what maybe available to their parents.
To help the confused, the USCIS recently …
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The United Farm Workers have started an ingenious campaign to help U.S. workers find work in the agricultural sector. Are you unemployed? Do you need a job? Are you willing to work? The United Farm Workers will help you find work on its website.
One Warning: Job may include using hand tools such as knives, …
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During a rare Air Force One Question and Answer session, President Obama emphasized the need for comprehensive immigration reform, but questioned whether Congress had the political will to get it done this year. If not now, when President Obama?
Former President Clinton also recently added his analytical take on immigration and the state of the …
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New York City is celebrating its immigrant heritage this week (April 15-21) with numerous activities planned throughout the city. For a list of planned activities, please visit the Calender of Events.
For more about the program, visit its website.
A new analysis of Census data tends to rebuke the common misconception that almost all foreign nationals who immigrant to the United States are low earning blue collar workers. Instead, the data shows that are rather large portion of immigrants to the United States are highly-educated white collar workers. What is more, those cities that …
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Seth Hoy of Immigration Impact recently discussed the benefits that Immigrants have, and can, bring to the Rust Belt’s economy. Rust Belt states have been in decline for many years, however, with the proper immigration system, the Rust Belt could reverse its decline and become economically viable again.
Last February the U.S. military instituted a pilot program to allow for certain temporary immigrants to enter into the Armed Forces in key, strategically important positions. The program has been a great success and will hopefully expand in the coming years. Over a thousand recruits have enlisted through the program.
The program allows for foreign …
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