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Scam artists target hopeful immigrants

Dec 25, 2013
While the possibility of immigration reform raises hope for undocumented immigrants, it has also created a business for scammers who tell clients they can help them get green cards, when they really can’t.
Posted In: Immigration, scams, immigration reform

Leaving Syria's war zone to start a new life

Dec 25, 2013
Many Syrians are making new lives in Germany. The excitement and the reality of starting anew.
Posted In: syria, refugees, Immigration

Family finance lessons: Author Amy Tan

Nov 13, 2013
"Joy Luck Club" author Amy Tan tells us what money lessons she learned from her family, growing up in China.
Posted In: Family finance lessons, advice, Immigration

Outsourcing giant Infosys faces record immigration fine

Oct 29, 2013
Infosys allegedly used the wrong type of visa to bring thousands workers into the country.
Posted In: Immigration, H-1B visas, work visas

'Bed mandate' ensures 34,000 immigrants are detained each day

Oct 18, 2013
The measure keeps the government paying billions to fund immigrant detention centers.
Posted In: Immigration, immigration reform

Immigrant entrepreneurs benefit by improving credit scores

Oct 14, 2013
A San Francisco group helps launch small business owners with micro-loans, which in turn create a path to mainstream credit when they are ready to expand.
Posted In: credit, Immigration

Farm workers march for immigration reform

Aug 14, 2013
Thousands of farm workers marched today in favor of promptly legalizing undocumented immigrants. Some farmers, however, want to hold out for a better deal.
Posted In: Immigration, Bakersfield, ag biz

How immigration reform advocates are trying to sway lawmakers' opinions right now

Aug 13, 2013
Activists on both sides of the immigration debate use the Congressional recess to pressure lawmakers.
Posted In: Immigration, immigration reform

Britain's immigration crackdown sparks anger

Aug 8, 2013
In Britain, a recent government crackdown on illegal immigration has had trucks touring immigrant neighborhoods with signs inviting undocumented immigrants to go home or face arrest. Some say this is heavy-handed.
Posted In: Immigration, United Kingdom

Professional video gamers eligible for athlete visas

Jul 16, 2013
Riot Games says it has successfully lobbied immigration services to provide visas for competitive gamers -- the same kind usually reserved for professional athletes.
Posted In: Immigration, video games, immigration reform

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