Immigration News

The Associated Press reported that less than two months before a presidential election in which both parties are fighting for the key Hispanic vote, the Obama administration has approved the first wave of applications from young illegal immigrants hoping to avoid deportation and get a...

The New York Times reported that one month after the Obama administration started a program to suspend deportations of young illegal immigrants, more than 72,000 of them have applied for the temporary reprieve, senior immigration officials said on Tuesday, and this week the first approvals have...

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently released results of their investigation into the US-VISIT program.  US-VISIT was created after 9/11 to track noncitizens’ entries into and exits from the U.S. to identify national security threats, individuals entering with fraudulent identities,...

ABC News reported that “It’s not if, it’s when,” Rep. Xavier Becerra told ABC News’ Jake Tapper in response to a question about passing immigration overhaul. “It makes no difference if it’s a Democrat in the White House or a Republican, we’re going to get...

As of Aug. 10, 2012, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) no longer provides admission stamps on Forms I-20/DS-2019 for prospective and returning international students and scholars (traveling with F, M, and J visas) seeking admission to the United States. This change makes CBP processes consistent with U.S....

The National Journal Reported that John Weston, Eric Buckland and Mike Bloomberg don't have much in common.Weston is a farmer struggling to keep in business the 1,000-acre farm his family has operated in Western Maine. Buckland is an entrepreneur who runs a small high-tech manufacturing company in North Carolina's famed Research...

The American Immigration Council reported that he mountain of evidence on the economic importance of immigrant entrepreneurs just keeps growing. Last year, the Partnership for a New American Economy released a report which tallied the number of Fortune 500 companies founded by immigrants (and the children...

Bloomberg News reported that immigrant-owned businesses employ one in 10 U.S. workers in private companies and contribute more than $775 billion of revenue to the US Economy according to the Partnership for a New American Economy.The businesses generate about $125 billion in payroll, the nonpartisan advocacy...