Panel: The Protecting U.S. Workers Initiative

U.S. workers have an advocate at the highest level, but they need the public’s help.

The Center for Immigration Studies will host a panel discussion Thursday, April 2, on the Justice Department’s “Protecting U.S. Workers Initiative”, which was launched in 2017 to protect the interests of U.S. workers by cracking down on employers who are abusing temporary visa programs to deny U.S. workers job opportunities.

Visas for Victims: A Look at the U Visa Program

USCIS has released new data on the U visa program, which awards lawful status and a path to a green card and citizenship for alien crime victims and their families. The number of U visa petitions has quintupled in the last decade, from roughly 11,000 in 2009 to 59,000 in 2018.

Refugees Were Being Resettled Despite the Coronavirus Outbreak

More than 3,000 resettled since late January.

Resettlement has stopped now, but why were 3,037 refugees allowed in after the president's task force was formed, or after January 30, when the WHO declared the outbreak a public health emergency, or after March 11, when WHO characterized the outbreak as a pandemic?

Read Also: The Fiscal Impact of Refugee Resettlement

Department of Justice Moves Against Sanctuary Jurisdictions

Attorney General William Barr announced that the DOJ would be taking a variety of new actions against sanctuary jurisdictions.

View: Updated Sanctuary City Map

Read Also: DHS Blocks New Yorkers from Trusted Traveler Programs

CIS Reports From America's Other Southern Border: Guatemala-Mexico

CIS Senior National Security Fellow Todd Bensman traveled to Mexico's southern border with Guatemala. A primary purpose was to assess the impacts of President Donald Trump's policies to slow the 2018-2019 mass illegal immigration from Central American countries through that key chokepoint to the American southern border.

Read: "The Trump-Defeat-Gamble: Politically 'Woke' U.S.-Bound Migrants on the Guatemala-Mexico

Panel: The Protecting U.S. Workers
Panel: The Protecting U.S. Workers
New Data: U Visa Program
New Data: U Visa Program
Refugees Resettled During Outbreak
Refugees Resettled During Outbreak
DOJ Moves Against Sanctuaries
DOJ Moves Against Sanctuaries
Report: Guatemala-Mexico Border
Report: Guatemala-Mexico Border

U.S. workers have an advocate at the highest level, but they need the public’s help.

The Center for Immigration Studies will host a panel discussion Thursday, April 2, on the Justice Department’s “Protecting U.S. Workers Initiative”, which was launched in 2017 to protect the interests of U.S. workers by cracking down on employers who are abusing temporary visa programs to deny U.S. workers job opportunities.

USCIS has released new data on the U visa program, which awards lawful status and a path to a green card and citizenship for alien crime victims and their families. The number of U visa petitions has quintupled in the last decade, from roughly 11,000 in 2009 to 59,000 in 2018.

More than 3,000 resettled since late January.

Resettlement has stopped now, but why were 3,037 refugees allowed in after the president's task force was formed, or after January 30, when the WHO declared the outbreak a public health emergency, or after March 11, when WHO characterized the outbreak as a pandemic?

Read Also: The Fiscal Impact of Refugee Resettlement

Attorney General William Barr announced that the DOJ would be taking a variety of new actions against sanctuary jurisdictions.

View: Updated Sanctuary City Map

Read Also: DHS Blocks New Yorkers from Trusted Traveler Programs

CIS Senior National Security Fellow Todd Bensman traveled to Mexico's southern border with Guatemala. A primary purpose was to assess the impacts of President Donald Trump's policies to slow the 2018-2019 mass illegal immigration from Central American countries through that key chokepoint to the American southern border.

Read: "The Trump-Defeat-Gamble: Politically 'Woke' U.S.-Bound Migrants on the Guatemala-Mexico Border Calculating a Trump Electoral Defeat"

Watch: "Video Report: How Trump's Policies Ended the Mass Migration Crisis on Mexico's Southern Border — For Now"

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The Nightmare After the Wuhan Wakeup

Bioterrorism and open borders

As recent events have shown, one single outbreak of disease can bring the American economy to a halt, and the American people to their knees. It would be foolhardy to think that foreign terrorist organizations could see America's response to the Wuhan virus and not recognize the possibilities for bioterrorism.