Immigration

March, 2018

  • 14 March

    The Refugee Crisis in Greece

    For thousands of refugees, the Mediterranean Sea is the last obstacle. On distant shores lies Greece, a center for displaced persons. In 2016 alone, over 50,000 refugees applied for asylum in Greece. Thousands more are to join their ranks since then. Hundreds drown in capsized vessels and makeshift rafts every year — a grim testament to the hardships many refugees are willing to endure for the chance at a better life.

February, 2018

  • 2 February

    Immigration: Trump’s Actions Being Opposed by Investors

    NY State and City Comptrollers Thomas P. DiNapoli and NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer join 41 American companies in charge against President Trump’s executive orders and proclamation.

January, 2018

  • 18 January

    Over 470,000 New Yorkers May Benefit from DREAM Act

    A new study conducted by the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and the Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity shows that passage of the DREAM Act could benefit over 470,000 New Yorkers.

December, 2017

  • 25 December

    Climate-driven Migration in Africa

    The total absence of European policies to address climate-driven migration from Africa is deeply concerning.

September, 2017

  • 6 September

    How Congress Can Make DACA Even Better

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

  • 5 September

    Immigration Activists React to End of DACA

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

August, 2017

  • 29 August

    DACA Recipients’ Gains Continue to Grow

    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.

April, 2017

  • 8 April

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

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

March, 2017

  • 9 March

    Anti-Muslim Rhetoric Only Weakens the U.S.

    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.

  • 6 March

    Trump’s Revised Travel Ban Still Faces Legal Challenges

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