Tag Archives: United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

Iraqi Special Immigrant Visa Program: Potential Termination on September 30, 2013

  — By Domani Spero  Section 1244 of the Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, authorizes the issuance of up to 5,000 Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs)annually through fiscal year (FY) 2012 to Iraqi nationals who have worked for or on … Continue reading

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The Politics Behind The Immigration Reform Movement

Personal Liberty Digest Bob Livingston The elected class is as dishonest as the day is long. Its sole desire is to gain and hold its parasitic existence and sit at the seats of power. Until you realize this, you will … Continue reading

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US: Senate Immigration Plan Important Yet Flawed Proposal Expands Harsh, Wasteful Criminalization of Border Crossers

HRW The United States Senate is set to take an important step toward establishing landmark protections for unauthorized immigrants. The plan could grant eventual legal status to millions of people and reduce their vulnerability to human rights abuses. A summary of the … Continue reading

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New Data on Border Crossings Could Change Immigration Debate

TOWNHALL There’s a confrontation coming between the Obama administration and Republicans in Congress over the most basic question of immigration reform: How secure is the U.S. border with Mexico? Not only does the administration not know — and perhaps doesn’t … Continue reading

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EU asylum applications continue to rise

Intelligence Report The number of people applying for asylum in the European Union has risen for the third year in a row. In 2012 there were 332,000 asylum applications, up from 302,000 the year before, and up from 260,000 in … Continue reading

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Visas for high-skilled workers could double under bipartisan Senate plan

  By Peter Wallsten, Published: March 20 Washington Post A Senate immigration plan would dramatically increase the number of high-skilled foreign workers allowed into the country and give permanent legal status to an unlimited number of students who earn graduate degrees from U.S. universities … Continue reading

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Poll: Legalizing Illegals Will Spur More Immigration

newsmax.com Most Americans would prefer to send illegal immigrants back to their home countries rather than give them legal status in this country, a new poll reveals. The poll by Pulse Opinion Research also found that Americans largely believe that … Continue reading

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  Here’s what you need to know about the Deferred Action Program for immigrants Three points of information about Deferred Action: Applications accepted starting Aug. 15; filing fee will be $465; those who qualify receive two years’ legal status AP The Statue of … Continue reading

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