The Protecting U.S. Workers Initiative

With the virtual shutdown of much of the U.S. economy, American workers are hurting, and jobs are scarce. Fortunately, there are a number of agencies that are on their side with programs to ensure that they are not being passed over for employment by businesses that are abusing the temporary worker visa programs to bring in cheap labor from abroad.

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Immigrant and Native-Born Fertility, 2008 to 2018

This analysis looks at the actual fertility of immigrants based on the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, which includes legal and illegal immigrants. The findings show that immigrant fertility has declined even more steeply than that of the native-born in recent years. As a result, immigration's small impact on the overall fertility rate has become even more modest.

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

Panel: The Protecting U.S. Workers
Panel: The Protecting U.S. Workers
Immigrant and Native-Born Fertility
Immigrant and Native-Born Fertility
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

With the virtual shutdown of much of the U.S. economy, American workers are hurting, and jobs are scarce. Fortunately, there are a number of agencies that are on their side with programs to ensure that they are not being passed over for employment by businesses that are abusing the temporary worker visa programs to bring in cheap labor from abroad.

View:

Panel Video

Panel Transcript

This analysis looks at the actual fertility of immigrants based on the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, which includes legal and illegal immigrants. The findings show that immigrant fertility has declined even more steeply than that of the native-born in recent years. As a result, immigration's small impact on the overall fertility rate has become even more modest.

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

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Facing 30 percent unemployment, we’re importing more foreign workers. Why?

With 10 million unemployment claims just in the past two weeks and a jobless rate that could reach 32 percent, the Trump Administration is continuing the trend of increasing importation of foreign workers, whose numbers have doubled over the past decade.
Topics: Guestworkers

More Than 8,000 Mexican Nationals Brought Home Amid Health Concerns

On Friday, Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Marcelo Ebrard announced the return of 8,301 Mexican citizens as of April 2.

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, the Mexican government has worked to bring back its citizens who remain stranded abroad. Federal authorities began returning Mexican nationals in January.

According to government officials, many Mexicans were overseas for work, education, or leisure.

Topics: Mexico