Center for Immigration Studies Sues USCIS for DACA Information

The Center  has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services . The Center is seeking information about the DACA applications after having failed to receive a response from USCIS.

High-Skill Immigrants in Low-Skill Jobs

Highly educated immigrants, meaning those who arrive with a college degree or more, often find that their skills do not fully transfer to the U.S. labor market. Many end up holding jobs for which they are overqualified based on their paper credentials. This "occupational mismatch" among legal highly educated immigrants is the subject of this report.

2018 Shaping Up to Be Another Bad Summer for Teen Employment

The share of U.S.-born teenagers (16 to 19) in the labor force — working or looking for work — in the summer has been declining for more than two decades, long before the downturn that began in 2007. 

When Democrats cry 'Abolish ICE,' they really mean 'abolish borders'

Are we going to have immigration limits or not?

That's the question underlying the calls for the abolition of Immigration and Customs and Enforcement (ICE), the bureau within the Department of Homeland Security responsible for upholding our immigration rules away from the borders.

Immigration Newsmaker: A Conversation with ICE Acting Director Tom Homan

Thomas D. Homan, Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), was featured in an Immigration Newsmaker conversation on Tuesday, June 5.

A transcript and video of the event is now available.

USCIS Sued for DACA Information
USCIS Sued for DACA Information
High-Skill Immigrants in Low-Skill Jobs
High-Skill Immigrants in Low-Skill Jobs
Bad Summer for Teen Employment
Bad Summer for Teen Employment
Abolishing ICE
Abolishing ICE
ICE Acting Director Tom Homan
ICE Acting Director Tom Homan

The Center  has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services . The Center is seeking information about the DACA applications after having failed to receive a response from USCIS.

Highly educated immigrants, meaning those who arrive with a college degree or more, often find that their skills do not fully transfer to the U.S. labor market. Many end up holding jobs for which they are overqualified based on their paper credentials. This "occupational mismatch" among legal highly educated immigrants is the subject of this report.

The share of U.S.-born teenagers (16 to 19) in the labor force — working or looking for work — in the summer has been declining for more than two decades, long before the downturn that began in 2007. 

Are we going to have immigration limits or not?

That's the question underlying the calls for the abolition of Immigration and Customs and Enforcement (ICE), the bureau within the Department of Homeland Security responsible for upholding our immigration rules away from the borders.

Thomas D. Homan, Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), was featured in an Immigration Newsmaker conversation on Tuesday, June 5.

A transcript and video of the event is now available.

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Judge Dolly Gee Issues a New Flores Order

A movie we have seen before

The effective termination, through judicial fiat, of the administration's efforts to end catch and release will result in more aliens attempting to enter the United States illegally. This is particularly true given the amount of media attention that the end of that program has garnered.

CBP Rescues Aliens from Smugglers

And other pictures you don't usually see

It is to the New York Times' credit that they published an unvarnished portrait of the dangers posed by smugglers to OTMs as they transit through Mexico. As a follow-up, perhaps that paper could follow a mother and her child on that same arduous trek. It would complete the picture that was taken on June 12, 2018, in McAllen, Texas, and broadcast around the world.

Growers Take a Leaf from EB-5, Plant Their Goodie in the Spending Bill

Thanks to a rider attached to the spending bill by Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-Wash.), the housing funded over the years by this program will now be thrown open to temporary foreign workers (the H-2As.) This will add yet another subsidy for agribusiness; not only do they get the H-2As for bargain prices, now some of the big firms will be able to house these workers in subsidized housing.