Government Data Shows ICE Detention Relies on Private Companies and Remote Locations
According to a study of detention data, ICE primarily uses remote and private detention facilities across the United States to confine immigrants.
How to Engage in an Immigration Debate Where Everyone Has Their Own Facts
Advocates of immigrant rights decry working in what feels like the age of the fact-free debate. A debate driven in large part by leaders willing to cherry-pick facts on immigration that encourage division and sacrifice solutions. Yet, all of us have a role to play in improving the nature of the public debate on immigration. …
USCIS’ Proposed H1-B Registration Rule Creates More Uncertainty for Employers
Just months short of the normal starting date for the annual H-1B petition process, USCIS has proposed major changes. U.S. employers who rely on this visa category, which is for jobs that require a bachelor’s or higher degree in a “specific specialty” or equivalent at the entry-level, are now in limbo, unsure whether these changes …
The Landscape of Immigration Detention in the United States
This analysis reveals that individuals detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement were commonly held in privately operated and remotely located facilities, far away from basic community support structures and legal advocacy networks.
Canadians, Others Brace As U.S. Shuffles Green Card Deck
Most skilled workers, other than those from India and China, are about to lose their priority to gain U.S. green cards due to an amendment in the U.S. appropriations bill about to be considered by Congress. The amendment will hit Canada hard, as an example. This article explores the danger involved.
Southwest Key, Leading Migrant Shelter Provider, Orders Internal Inquiry
The move follows a New York Times article that detailed sloppy management practices and potential financial improprieties at the charity.