"The José Peralta DREAM Act...bill will allow undocumented students to have access to the same in-state financial aid and scholarship opportunities that are granted to citizens. Education is key for society and instead of placing barriers for our youth; we should ease their academic journey," Senator Jamaal Bailey.
By New York State Senate Democratic Majority (Albany, NY) The Senate Majority Conference today passed the José Peralta New York State DREAM Act (S.1250). This legislation will allow undocumented children, who are already students in New York State, the ability to qualify for state aid for higher education, create a Dream Fund for college scholarship […]
CHIRLA rejects President Trump’s so-called immigration “compromise” proposal and calls on Republicans to grow a spine and end shutdown immediately. Los Angeles, CA — The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), the largest immigrant right organization in California, said Saturday President Trump’s so-called offer to end shutdown is nothing more than a gimmick from a […]
The IJLEF acts to empower immigrants and protect them against proposals such as the Public Charge Rule
By IJLEF, Inc. Immigrating to the United States is a difficult task that raises many questions for immigrants who want to ensure their rights to stay in this country. If you’ve ever researched the legality of immigrating to the U.S. from any country, you may have asked yourself these questions: What is Unlawful Presence? What […]
Over the years leading up to 2018’s blue wave phenomenon, when pressed about why New York Democrats have failed to follow suit, their reply has always come at the end of a finger pointed squarely at the Republican majority; a majority that no longer exists.
A blue wave swept through the Empire State and across Capitol Hill on Election Day, leaving a reinvigorated Democratic Party in its wake. For the first time in a decade the Democrats have regained control of the New York legislature and are now poised to implement the very bills and policies that were their rallying […]
By Ezra Klein (Vox) “Of the many factors that make up your worldview, one is more fundamental than any other in determining which side of the divide you gravitate toward: your perception of how dangerous the world is. Fear is perhaps our most primal instinct, after all, so it’s only logical that people’s level of […]
Dr. Michio Kaku speaks about how America's poor educational system has created a shortage of Americans who can perform high skilled technology jobs. As a result, America's H-1B visa is used to attract immigrants who are skilled enough to perform these jobs.
By FALAW Since the enactment of the Immigration Act of 1990, U.S. immigration policy favors those that have skills, experience, or the financial capability to come to the U.S. As such, the H-1B Specialty Worker Visa was created to attract professionals with specialty skills to come and work in the U.S. Under H-1B, the petitioning […]
The law is an attempt to attract more workers to Japan while still trying to make it very tough for them to settle permanently. But some experts say it doesn’t do enough to address the yawning labor gap.
By Simon Denyer and Akiko Kashiwagi (The Washington Post) Japan’s parliament passed an immigration law Saturday that aims to attract 345,000 foreign workers over the next five years, seeking to plug gaps in the country’s rapidly shrinking and aging workforce. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government forced through the law despite protests from opposition parties that argued […]
Ask the Lawyer with Brian Figeroux, Esq., member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, brings you the latest updates on immigration law and other important issues. Workers World TodayWorkers’ World Today is a free publication that empowers all workers, regardless of social or political affiliations. Distributed throughout New York City, our paper has a […]
SIJ status is granted to children who are under the age of 21, but preferably under the age of 18, as the Trump Administration threatens a restriction on the age limit.
Quite often, the welfare of immigrant minors is raised among news outlets. In recent news, we heard about an alarming number of children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border and held in detention facilities. But what about children who overstayed their visa or were brought to the United States by other means? […]
It is not too late for the United Kingdom to learn from other EU member-states that with stricter labor market rules and better job training, there is nothing to fear from immigration.
By Denis MacShane (The American Prospect) [dropcap]O[/dropcap]ne of the knottiest problems for British politicians struggling with Brexit is their insistence, as much by Labour as by the Conservatives, that Britain has to set up a giant new immigration bureaucracy to issue work and residence permits for any European citizen who is offered a job in Britain. […]