Immigration News

On May 7, 2012, the U.S. district court in the Northern District of California issued a final judgment and permanent injunction ordering USCIS to respond to requests for A files under the Freedom of Information Act within the statutory 20 day time limit and to...

CNN reported that immigrants created 28% of all new firms last year. They were also twice as likely to start a new business when compared to those born in the United States. It's a notable shift. Nearly all new firms are small, and many...

The Supreme Court granted certiarori in Chaidez v. United States to determine whether Padilla v. Kentucky applies retroactively to persons whose convictions became final before the decision was announced. Padilla held that criminal defendants receive ineffective assistance of counsel under the Sixth Amendment when their attorneys...

Reuters reported that a clash over immigration law will go before the U.S. Supreme Court this week, pitting the state of Arizona against President Barack Obama in a case with election-year political ramifications for him and Republican rival Mitt Romney. In its second-biggest case...

Politico reported that President Barack Obama is trying to take advantage of what’s quickly becoming the country’s largest service export: international tourists. With overseas visitors pumping $153 billion into the U.S. economy last year — an increase of $19 billion that Commerce Department figures show...