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Demand for workers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) continues to grow in the United States. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the country will need about one million more workers for new STEM jobs between 2020 and 2030. Meanwhile, immigrants are playing an increasingly important role in filling these […]
The post Unpacking the Federal STEM Initiatives and Immigrants’ Role in the US Workforce appeared first on Immigration Impact.
The House Appropriations Committee on Friday passed the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill for Fiscal Year 2023, as part of the year-over-year process that Congress undertakes to fund the government. Although the bill contains several pro-immigrant measures, much of that progress was overshadowed by a successful last-minute amendment targeting asylum. The amendment would […]
The post In Blow to Asylum, House Appropriations Committee Greenlights Title 42 appeared first on Immigration Impact.
Surprising data recently revealed that consular officers denied applicants for employer-sponsored immigrant visas at a far higher rate than U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers denied green cards to employer-sponsored applicants. Data analyzed by the Cato Institute shows that since Fiscal Year 2008, USCIS denied about 8% of employer-sponsored immigrants while the average denial […]
The post State Department Denies Substantial Percentage of Employer-Sponsored Immigrant Visas appeared first on Immigration Impact.
Obtaining immigration benefits from the U.S. government is always difficult, but it is even harder for people who have ever had any interaction with an organization or government that is deemed to support terrorism. As thousands of Afghans apply for immigration benefits in the United States, many risk being denied due to interactions with the […]
The post Biden Administration Expands Exemptions for Afghan Nationals Otherwise Inadmissible appeared first on Immigration Impact.
Planning to travel internationally soon? If you’re a non-citizen, a refugee, or CNMI long-term resident there are some steps you need to take to protect your status before you depart the U.S. Form I-131, Application for Travel Document, serves a number of purposes including to apply for a reentry permit, refugee travel document, and advance...
In late May, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) rolled out 22 new fact sheets on the naturalization process in an attempt by the Biden Administration to encourage eligible individuals to undergo the naturalization process. USCIS conducted research on the green card populations in select cities (Florida, Indiana, Illinois, California, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Texas, South...
The post USCIS Releases 22 New Fact Sheets for those Eligible to Naturalize appeared first on VisaNation.
DHS and DOS Announce Exemptions Allowing Eligible Afghans to Qualify for Protection and Immigration Benefits
All organizations in the United States that have H1B employees are required to maintain certain records for each worker in what is known as a public access file (PAF) for the purpose of public inspection and to meet H-1B laws. Without public access files maintained, a company sets itself up for serious penalties if there...
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A Border Patrol Agent Assaulted a Citizen in His Own Home. The Supreme Court’s Ruling Lets the Agent Off.
The Supreme Court issued a decision on Wednesday barring a civil rights lawsuit against a U.S. Border Patrol agent for reportedly entering the property of a U.S. citizen without a warrant and assaulting him. The ruling in Egbert v. Boule emboldens Border Patrol agents to act without consequence, even if their actions may violate the […]
America’s economic success is built on the world’s best and brightest coming to our shores bringing ingenuity, creativity, and determination. From Wall Street to Main Street, businesses started by immigrants have helped the U.S. economy enormously. The history of immigrant entrepreneurship stretches back to the country’s founding. Famously, the designer of the American financial system […]
The post New Fortune 500 List Shows America’s Economic Success Relies on Immigrants appeared first on Immigration Impact.
The immigration process can seem cumbersome and with delays still a reality from the global pandemic in 2020, some immigrants who filed petitions under the classification of ‘children’ and now have turned 21 may wonder what their legal rights are and if they still qualify for child status. Fortunately, there are protections in place for...