5th Circuit sides ...

This week, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans upheld an earlier ruling in Texas v. United States, temporarily blocking implementation of President Obama’s executive actions to provide deportation relief through an expansion of the Deferred Action...
Posted On 15 Nov 2015

USCIS Will Host ...

Veterans, service members and military spouses across the country will become U.S. citizens this week as they take the Oath of Allegiance at special Veterans Day naturalization ceremonies. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will highlight the sacrifices that military...
Posted On 15 Nov 2015

Speaker Ryan: ...

Republican Paul Ryan of Wisconsin was elected the 54th Speaker of the House, with 236 votes.  Newly-elected House Speaker all but ended any chance of comprehensive immigration reform during the final year of President Barack Obama’s term in office. In …
Posted On 12 Nov 2015

Arkansas: The life ...

According to the Pew Research Center, there are more than 11-million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. In nine states, at least 40 percent of the overall immigrant population is estimated to be without papers. Arkansas is ranked first on that …
Posted On 12 Nov 2015

White House hosts ...

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson at the foot of the Statue of Liberty in 1965, the White House hosted a special naturalization ceremony Monday to welcome 14 …
Posted On 16 Oct 2015

Immigrant family ...

A new report finds that despite reforms to the family detention system, parents held at a Pennsylvania facility are still struggling to be released and are worried that their children’s mental health and well-being could be in jeopardy. The report, …
Posted On 28 Sep 2015

Citizenship Day: ...

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCISis launching new efforts to highlight U.S. citizenship and immigrant civic integration to celebrate Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. These initiatives will also improve customer service and support aspiring citizens on their...
Posted On 26 Sep 2015

Still no pay, for ...

Thousands of Latino immigrants began arriving to New Orleans soon after Hurricane Katrina ripped through the city a decade ago. They were lured by promises of high wages and abundant work. But once they got there, they faced another reality. …
Posted On 15 Sep 2015

What would it cost ...

  Last week’s Gallup poll reaffirmed what we have known for a long time: The vast majority of Americans want sensible solutions to immigration policy, with 65 percent of Americans believing that unauthorized immigrants should be allowed to get legal …
Posted On 28 Aug 2015