Category Archives: Immigration law

Are Immigrants Stealing US Jobs?

Are new jobs being created being taken by non-US nationals?The answer, according to a comprehensive study published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, is no, immigrants do not take American jobs; rather, they contribute to our society, not take away from it. This has been made worse by the crackdown by President Donald Trump on illegal immigrants. By assuming jobs are a zero sum game, the position of Trump is that the immigrants compete directly with the American workers thus leading to lower job openings for the natives and lower wages.The study analyzes demographic data on U.S. immigration over the past 20 years. The report found "little evidence" that illegal immigrants have any effect on American employment prospects. Meanwhile, the available evidence suggests that immigration has positively affected government budgets at the federal, state, and local levels. ​Immigrants don't steal jobs or push down wages for legal….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Immigration Article of the Day: Executive Disorder: The Muslim Ban, Emergency Advocacy, and the Fires Next Time by Khaled A. Beydoun and Abed Ayoub

Khaled A. Beydoun Executive Disorder: The Muslim Ban, Emergency Advocacy, and the Fires Next Time by Khaled A. Beydoun and Abed Ayoub, 22 Michigan Journal of Race & Law 215 (2017) Abstract On January 27, 2017, one week into his….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Canada Immigration Medical Inadmissibility Rules Will Change Says Minister

Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen told the Canada House of Commons immigration committee Canada Immigration Medical Inadmissibility rules to ensure applicants do not cause “excessive demand” on publicly funded health and social service programs is an “important and sensitive” issue and said, “From a principled perspective, the current excessive demand provision policy simply does not align with our country’s values of inclusion of person with disabilities in Canadian society.” The policy is estimated to save about $135 million over a five-year period of medical costs, about 0.1% of all provincial and territorial health spending. Human rights groups and opponents of the current policy believe it is discriminatory based on international human rights treaties. In addition, opponents say immigration officers do not apply rules consistently, and further training is required. Immigration lawyer Evelyn….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Thematic Focus: General

Publications:Building Partnerships to Respond to the Next Decade’s Migration Challenges (Migration Policy Institute, Dec. 2017) [text]Data Bulletins (IOM) [access]- This new series "aims to summarize in an accurate and accessible fashion the existing evidence on migration to support the discussions and any follow-up activities of a global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration." Three are currently available. See also related IOM press release.Effectiveness of Various Refugee Settlement Approaches (GSDRC, Oct. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]Fatal Journeys, vol. 3, part 2: Improving Data on Missing Migrants (IOM, Dec. 2017) [text]- Previously published volumes are available here.Humanitarian Overview: An Analysis of Key Crises into 2018 (ACAPS, Nov. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]Three New Initiatives to Help You Make Sense of Migration (World Economic Forum Blog, Nov. 2017) [text]World Migration Report 2018 (IOM, Dec. 2017) [access]- The 9th in this series, this….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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You can be deported From US without proper immigration documents

Many foreign nationals regularly enter Fort Lauderdale for various purposes. Some enter the country purely for traveling purpose while others go there for business reasons. Many people among them have intention to stay there permanently. But whatever is their intention they have to prepare immigration documents likewise... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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