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DACA continues; DAPA rescinded

https://www.dhs.gov/news/2017/06/15/rescission-memorandum-providing-deferred-action-parents-americans-and-lawful The Department of Homeland Security rescinded Former President Obama’s November 20, 2014 memorandum creating Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (“DAPA”) citing “no credible path forward to litigate the currently enjoined policy.” While rescission of the…

Haiti’s Temporary Protected Status Designation Extended For 6 Months

https://www.dhs.gov/news/2017/05/22/secretary-kellys-statement-limited-extension-haitis-designation-temporary-protected The Department of Homeland Security extended Haiti’s Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for six more months. Eligible first-time applicants have until July 3, 2017 to apply.  TPS is a temporary benefit that does not lead to lawful permanent resident…

How U.S. immigration laws and rules have changed through history

Click on the link below to utilize the interactive timeline and see what immigration laws were enacted around changing trends in foreign-born populations in the US: http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/09/30/how-u-s-immigration-laws-and-rules-have-changed-through-history How U.S. immigration laws and rules have changed through history BY D’VERA COHN, September 30,…

Wonkbook: Cantor’s stunning loss likely means immigration reform is dead

Check out this blog at The Washington Post, including great links: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/06/11/wonkbook-cantors-stunning-loss-likely-means-immigration-reform-is-dead/   BY PUNEET KOLLIPARA June 11 at 8:48 AM Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara. To subscribe by e-mail, click here. Send comments,…

How America Loses a Job Every 43 Seconds: For every immigrant hired at technology companies, an average of five additional employees are added as well.

Be sure to read this opinion piece by Matthew J. Slaughter printed in the Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303802104579451122421049340?mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424052702303802104579451122421049340.html How America Loses a Job Every 43 Seconds: For every immigrant hired at technology companies, an average of five additional employees are…