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The American Immigration Council (AIC) has released all fifty states and the District of Columbia, for a total of fifty-one updated state-by-state fact sheets highlighting immigration data and facts. These fact sheets highlight the demographic and economic impact of Immigrants in each state.

With national immigration policy being discussed, we thought that it would be a good time to provide some statistics on the Immigrant population in the United States as provided by this AIC research. Once a week we will be posting a blog with information on three states at a time. This week we will highlight; Tennessee, Texas and Utah!

The AIC has compiled research which shows that Immigrants are an essential part of each of these states’ economy, labor force and tax base. As our economy continues to grow, Immigrants and their children are a growing economic and political force as consumers, taxpayers and entrepreneurs. As United States economic continues to grow, immigrants and their children will continue to play a key role in shaping the economic and political future of each of these states.

Beginning on Monday, February 24th, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will start to implement the final rule on the public charge ground of inadmissibility. The USCIS has revised its forms to be consistent with the final rule on public charge. Starting on the Monday applicants and petitioners must use new editions of the forms except in Illinois, where the rule remains enjoined by the federal court. Links to the revised forms are listed below:

The American Immigration Council (AIC) has released all fifty states and the District of Columbia, for a total of fifty-one updated state-by-state fact sheets highlighting immigration data and facts. These fact sheets highlight the demographic and economic impact of Immigrants in each state.

With national immigration policy being discussed, we thought that it would be a good time to provide some statistics on the Immigrant population in the United States as provided by this AIC research. Once a week we will be posting a blog with information on three states at a time. This week we will highlight; Rhode Island, South Carolina and South Dakota!

The AIC has compiled research which shows that Immigrants are an essential part of each of these states’ economy, labor force and tax base. As our economy continues to grow, Immigrants and their children are a growing economic and political force as consumers, taxpayers and entrepreneurs. As United States economic continues to grow, immigrants and their children will continue to play a key role in shaping the economic and political future of each of these states.

The American Immigration Council (AIC) has released all fifty states and the District of Columbia, for a total of fifty-one updated state-by-state fact sheets highlighting immigration data and facts. These fact sheets highlight the demographic and economic impact of Immigrants in each state.

With national immigration policy being discussed, we thought that it would be a good time to provide some statistics on the Immigrant population in the United States as provided by this AIC research. Once a week we will be posting a blog with information on three states at a time. This week we will highlight; Oklahoma, Oregon and Pennsylvania!

The AIC has compiled research which shows that Immigrants are an essential part of each of these states’ economy, labor force and tax base. As our economy continues to grow, Immigrants and their children are a growing economic and political force as consumers, taxpayers and entrepreneurs. As United States economic continues to grow, immigrants and their children will continue to play a key role in shaping the economic and political future of each of these states.

The Trump Administration has made many changes to the legal immigration system that will take effect in 2020. These changes will impact the lives of millions of legal immigrants already living in the United States. This Miami Herald news article listed five that they feel will affect legal immigrant’s lives the most!

Here are the five changes highlighted by the article:

  1. Cost hikes for key immigration processes

The American Immigration Council (AIC) has released all fifty states and the District of Columbia, for a total of fifty-one updated state-by-state fact sheets highlighting immigration data and facts. These fact sheets highlight the demographic and economic impact of Immigrants in each state.

With national immigration policy being discussed, we thought that it would be a good time to provide some statistics on the Immigrant population in the United States as provided by this AIC research. Once a week we will be posting a blog with information on three states at a time. This week we will highlight; North Carolina, North Dakota and Ohio!

The AIC has compiled research which shows that Immigrants are an essential part of each of these states’ economy, labor force and tax base. As our economy continues to grow, Immigrants and their children are a growing economic and political force as consumers, taxpayers and entrepreneurs. As United States economic continues to grow, immigrants and their children will continue to play a key role in shaping the economic and political future of each of these states.

USCIS has an online Electronic Reading Room with access to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requested documents. The Reading Room is really a Web-based searchable database of public requested FOIA documents; mixed with USCIS documents that the government decided may have a larger public demand. You can use pull-downs to choose different listed subjects and include any month/year date from January 2011 to the present. You can also type in your own keywords to search.

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Six House Democrats, all Chairman or Vice Chairs of relative congressional committees have sent a letter to the Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Chad Wolf, the Acting Commissioner of the CBP, Mark Morgan and Port Director, Kenneth Williams demanding to know why 200 Iranian-Americans were delayed for up to 12 hours at the Canadian border over the first weekend of 2020.

The letter sent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), stated, “Many impacted individuals were U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents, including seniors and children,”. The letter goes on to state, “CBP held a family of four U.S. citizens of Iranian descent – who were pre-screened for expedited processing as Nexus pass holder – for nearly five hours.” All the delays in question were at the Peace Arch Border Crossing in Blaine, Washington!

For further details please review The Hill news article, “House Dems demand answers regarding holding of Iranian-Americans at border”.

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced the start of a Pilot Program to collect DNA from certain individuals taken into their custody in two locations. The two locations selected for the 90-day Pilot Program are:

  • The U.S. Border Patrol in the Detroit Sector
  • The Office of Field Operations at the Eagle Pass Port of Entry in southwestern Texas