September 21, 2017

How Congress Can Make DACA Even Better

All eyes will be on the US Capitol building in Washington DC that houses US Congress for possible immigration reforms. (ViewsWeek photo)

Congress has an opportunity to build on DACA's success. An immigration expert explains how. Read More »

Immigration Activists React to End of DACA

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Many immigration advocacy groups oppose the Trump administration's announcement to terminate the DACA program, calling it "un-American". Read More »

DACA Recipients’ Gains Continue to Grow

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According to the largest study to-date, DACA recipients continue to play a critical role in the American economy, gaining higher wages, buying cars and houses, and starting businesses benefiting the entire nation. Read More »

H-1B Visa Cap Reached, Changes to Hurt Indian Techies

Computer programmers from India are most likely to be adversely affected by the changes being introduced to the non-immigrant visa program. (Photo by Rachel Titiriga, CC license)

Changes to H-1B visa program will impact computer programmers from India the most. Read More »

Anti-Muslim Rhetoric Only Weakens the U.S.

Participants of a pro-Muslim rally in New York. (Photo by Saleem Ahmad Malik)

The White House's new Muslim ban does nothing to protect us. Rather than pursuing a global, anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim agenda policy that harms the United States’ reputation at home and abroad, the White House would be better served by recognizing the many contributions of immigrants to both our economy and our communities. Read More »

Trump’s Revised Travel Ban Still Faces Legal Challenges

New York's JFK Airport was scene of spontaneous protests after President Trump's first immigration order on jan 27th. (Photo by ViewsWeek)

The revised ban allows entry to citizens of Iraq, but continues to block citizens of six other Muslim majority nations. Read More »

Mexicans are Migrating, Just Not Across the US Border

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US elections surfaced fears of Mexicans crossing into the US. But their numbers are actually in decline. Why are they choosing to stay in Mexico? Two migration experts went there to find out. Read More »

More Work Needed to Increase DACA Applications from AAPIs

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The unauthorized Asian American and Pacific Islander community in the US is large and diverse, and it is imperative that these immigrants’ stories, struggles, and aspirations are met with concern and resources. Read More »

Thinking Outside the European Box

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For better or worse, the refugee crisis underscores that Turkey is part of Europe. Pretending otherwise could have disastrous consequences. Read More »

Temporary Protected Status Extended for Sudan

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Sudan’s designation for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for an additional 18 months is due to the ongoing armed conflict and extraordinary and temporary conditions in Sudan that prevent its nationals from safely returning. Read More »