A new study has found that there is no significant difference between the benefits that family-based immigration and merit-based immigration provide to the U.S. economy. The study’s findings run contrary to President Donald Trump’s insistence that the economy would benefit from an immigration system that was solely based on merit. The study, authored by a law professor at Rutgers University, found several other important facts about family-based and merit-based immigration.
It is no secret that the Trump administration has ramped up its efforts against immigration. The administration’s widespread crackdown has made it difficult for many immigrants to find a safe and welcoming home in the country that they love.To combat the widespread animosity toward the immigrant community, several cities have increased their efforts to attract newcomers from all countries. A new list examines some of these cities and ranks them according to how welcoming they are for immigrants.
Many of the immigrants who come to the United States are trying to secure a better future for their families. With few opportunities for advancement in their countries of origin, the United States seems like an opportunity for a better life. However, if the Trump administration’s new measures to separate immigrant families are successful, that may all change.
Fifteen years ago, a former Marine was deported to Mexico after being convicted for a minor crime. Over the years, he never gave up in his fight to return to the United States. Now, he will be allowed to return to his home in Iowa to be with his family.
Immigration news has been in no short supply this year, and undocumented immigrants have consequently been on alert, in a state of heightened anticipation against the possibility of deportation. And now, military families--previously protected by the Parole In Place (PIP) program--have reason to be concerned, too.
The United States is widely reputed to have some of the best colleges and universities in the world. Students from all over the globe immigrate to the United States to receive an education at an institution of higher learning. That is, until this year.
Recently, a new immigration proposal has been getting considerable attention in the news. The proposal is a bill that would put a “merit-based” system in place when it comes to green cards. The President recently gave his support to the bill.
Under U.S. law, certain relatives of U.S. citizens or permanent residents can be eligible for a green card if their family member sponsors them.
Some events in a person’s life can give rise to family immigration issues. One such event is getting married to a person from a foreign country. When a U.S. citizen marries a foreign national, one immigration option that opens up is that they may be able to pursue a green card for their spouse.
Various family immigration issues can come up for an American citizen. For example, when they are engaged to someone from another country, they may desire to bring their fiancé(e) into the U.S. to get married.