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'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

Lawmakers look to America's northern border

Jul 12, 2013
The U.S. border with Mexico may get all the attention, but the Senate's examining security issues along our border with Canada.
Posted In: Canada, borders, Immigration, immigration reform

Have lobbyists spent too little on immigration reform?

Jul 10, 2013
It's crunch time for lobbyists pushing immigration reform. How much should lobbyists spend to get legislators on board?
Posted In: Immigration, lobbying

H-1B visa dream a nightmare for some foreign teachers

Jul 1, 2013
Some immigrants looking to teach in the U.S. are forced to pay multiple fees for the chance.
Posted In: Immigration, immigration reform, H-1B visas, visa

Border security surge threatens U.S.-Mexico commerce

Jun 27, 2013
It's called the "Border Surge," and it includes more fencing, drones, cameras, and nearly double the number of border patrol agents along the U.S. Mexico frontier.
Posted In: Immigration, borders, Mexico, immigration reform

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