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Justice Samuel Alito’s draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, which is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, could have damaging effects to immigrant rights secured through the courts. The draft opinion—published last week in an unprecedented leak—is based in a legal concept known as “originalism,” which looks to the original text of the […]
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a temporary rule last week that automatically extends employment authorization for certain noncitizens waiting for USCIS to process their work permit renewal applications. As of December 2021, over 80,000 noncitizens had lost or would soon lose the right to work because of adjudication delays and a growing backlog. […]
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The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program is administered by the U.S. Department of State (DOS) and allots 55,000 immigrant visas per year through a lottery pool for foreign nationals from countries with historically low immigration rates to the U.S. If you entered, you can now check the results to see if you were selected here. The...
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) announced in a May 6 memorandum that it would eliminate its Border Patrol Critical Incident Teams (BPCITs). The teams have faced criticism for their secretive role at the scenes of incidents involving Border Patrol agents in which someone has died or been seriously injured. BPCITs currently respond to critical […]
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The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted global supply chains and kept people from going back to work at a time when the demand for goods and labor is high. This has left America contending with a labor shortage while also experiencing high levels of inflation. To investigate further, the new report “Amid Rising Inflation, Immigrant Workers […]
The post Immigrants Will Be Vital in America’s Fastest Growing Jobs Through 2030 appeared first on Immigration Impact.
Local communities across the country have long experienced the positive effects of growing immigrant and refugee communities. As a result, many local governments, chambers of commerce, and nonprofits have been thinking proactively about how to create an environment that sends a message of inclusion and social cohesion, maximizes the contributions of all residents, and gives […]
On May 3, 20022, USCIS issued a Temporary Final Rule increasing the automatic extension period for Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) and employment authorization to some EAD renewal applicants for a period of up to 540 days in an effort to prevent gaps in employment authorization and documentation. As USCIS works to address pending EAD caseloads,...
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Data from the 2020 U.S. Census Bureau show that there are approximately 20.7 million Asian and Pacific Islanders in the United States—comprising 6.2 % of the U.S. population—that make up the fastest growing minority group in the United States. In the last decade, the U.S. Asian population grew by 35.5 %, reaching almost 20 million […]
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In 2020, Afro-Latino Americans made up about 2% of the U.S. adult population and 12% of the adult Latino population.
The post About 6 million U.S. adults identify as Afro-Latino appeared first on Pew Research Center.
Last week, President Biden announced United for Ukraine, a program offering refuge to citizens of Ukraine who are fleeing the ongoing war crisis with Russia. The President has committed to welcome up to 100,000 Ukrainians to the United States with this new path which is designed for Ukrainian citizens and their immediate relatives who are outside...
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