Month: July 2014

Will Young Hondurans be Granted Refugee Status in the US?

Some Honduran youth may be classified as refugees by the Obama administration. In order to deal with the surge of illegal Central American immigrants crossing the border illegally, the Obama administration is considering classifying some of them as refugees. According to the New York Times, some federal agencies are working on proposals that would help …

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Will President Obama Take Executive Action on Immigration?

President Obama recently announced that he is planning to take executive action to change the U.S. deportation policies as the House has failed to act on immigration reform. He stated that he will act on his own and look into changes he can make to the deportation policy. The U.S. Senate passed an immigration reform …

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Polls Show Voters Want Immigration Reform in 2014

The Partnership for a New American Economy, the Business Roundtable, and the National Association of Manufacturers recently released the findings of a national survey and of 26 state surveys. Findings show that voters across the U.S. recognize that the immigration system of our country is broken. 86 percent of Republicans and 79 percent of Independents …

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9000 Green Card Holders to Celebrate 4th of July as New Americans

Every year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) conducts special naturalization ceremonies to commemorate America’s Independence Day. This year, the agency is celebrating the nation’s birthday by welcoming 9,000 new U.S. citizens during more than 100 special naturalization ceremonies across the U.S. USCIS Acting Director Lori Scialabba stated that the USCIS is honored to …

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