November 21, 2017

DAPA’s Economic Benefits and Electoral Implications

DAPA provides tremendous benefits to both American communities and the country as a whole through the substantial fiscal and economic contributions resulting from its implementation. Political opposition and support of DAPA is also important to large and growing demographics and key voters. Read More »

Immigration Relief Measures for Nepali Nationals

The USCIS has announced that the US-based immigrants from Nepal may be eligible for several immigration relief measures. Read More »

How the Nov Immigration Directives Will Help Farmworkers

In order to adequately protect U.S. farmworkers, reforms must be made to grant immigrant workers the same rights as employees in most other sectors, to expand protections from abuse, and to ensure that those protections are enforced. Read More »

What European Council Should Decide after Mediterranean Tragedy

The European Council will have to make crucial decisions regarding the future of the EU in the fields of migration, asylum and border protection, says Elmar Brok MEP. Otherwise, the Mediterranean will remain the deadliest route on the globe. Read More »

Lawsuit’s Dismissal to Impact DHS Immigration Policies

The recent 5th Circuit Court decision in a case that challenged the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has important, positive implications for the government’s defense of the pending challenges to the Obama administration’s 2014 immigration policies. Read More »

USCIS Reaches 2016 H-1B Visa Cap

USCIS says the number of applications for both the H-1B programs has exceeded the number of visas available, necessitating a lottery draw. Read More »

70 Mayors Announce Legal Action for Immigration Reforms

More than 70 cities and counties sign Texas vs. United States appeal urging immediate implementation of President Obama’s immigration executive action. Read More »

The High Costs of Delaying Executive Action on Immigration

Apart from the economic losses in the coming years if the immigration directives are not allowed to proceed, there are real human costs to maintaining the status quo. Both the economic and human costs have the same root cause: These immigrants have long been an integral part of U.S. communities. Read More »

USCIS to Accept H-1B Petitions from April 1st

The congressionally mandated cap on H-1B visas for FY 2016 is 65,000. The first 20,000 H-1B petitions filed for individuals with a U.S. master’s degree or higher are exempt from the 65,000 cap. Read More »

Czech Republic Looks to EU Members on Immigration

In Central Europe the debate about immigration and the integration of minorities, especially of Muslim communities, into society is still in its infancy. Read More »