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US Industry Fears Labor Shortage Due to Immigration Policy

President Donald Trump gained strong support from rural Americans in last year’s Presidential election for his pledges to build a wall on the border between the US and Mexico, and to crack down on undocumented immigrants. The reality is that many farms and businesses in rural areas of the country are heavily reliant on immigrant …

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Trump Seeks Five-Year Ban on Welfare for Immigrants

President Donald Trump says he intends to pursue legislation to prevent immigrants gaining access to welfare in the US for at least five years. Speaking at a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa yesterday, Trump said the time had come to introduce new immigration rules, making it necessary for new immigrants to support themselves financially rather …

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More Temporary Workers US Visas to Be Issued

According to a spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security, on Wednesday, the department has made a decision to offer extra US visas for seasonal and temporary immigrant workers. David Lapan, the spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security, says that John Kelly, the Secretary of the agency, has not yet decided exactly how many …

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Many Hispanic Immigrants Illiterate, New Study Finds

Learning English is an even bigger problem for immigrants than was thought to be the case, according to a new study. The majority of Hispanic immigrants, even those who have lived in the US for more than a decade, are essentially illiterate. According to a new analysis, 63 percent of Hispanics are illiterate, with their …

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Trump Softening on High-tech Immigration

Despite serious misgivings, Monday saw a meeting between Silicon Valley’s top titans of technology and President Donald Trump. It appeared to reveal a softening of the President’s strict stance on work US visas. Trump promised to work with everyone, including Congress, to ensure that companies on the cutting edge of immigration can hire the employees …

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Irish Community Fearful about Immigrant Deportations

The Irish and Irish-American community is living in fear of the sudden deportation of its members from the US, according to a Boston-based immigration lawyer. Several Irish citizens have been arrested after coming to the attention of immigration authorities in the country, says the Department of Foreign Affairs. The Department is aware of the case …

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Two Immigrants Arrested after Detainers Declined by New Jersey

Two undocumented immigrants were arrested separately by officers with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) after they had been released from Middlesex County custody, despite the latter failing to honor previously lodged ICE detainers on the individuals concerned while they were still being held. An immigration detainer was lodged on Mexican citizen, Aurelio Hernandez Cortez …

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San Diego Detention Facility Gets New Immigration Judges

Two new immigration judges have been appointed to serve at the Otay Mesa Detention Center by the Department of Justice. Both are former Immigration and Customs Enforcement attorneys, and the appointment doubles the number of such judges working at the center. The two new judges are Catherine Halliday-Roberts and Olga Attia. Halliday-Roberts has worked as …

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Permanent Status for Dreamers Wanted by Congresswoman

Caribbean US Congresswoman, Yvette D Clarke, has called for US Congress to pass legislation that would give the Caribbean and other members of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program permanent legal status in the US. Clarke, who is the daughter of Jamaican immigrants, says that over 750,000 young men and women have made use …

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Immigration Fears Tied to Worker Shortages

Many sectors of the US economy have been hit by shockwaves of lost workers because of fears over immigration crackdowns. Although it is still too soon to analyze the full impact of workplace shortages caused by immigration fears, economic experts and demographers say there is widespread anecdotal evidence that industries are being hit hard. Ali …

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US Cities Exodus Not Halted by Immigration

Immigration to the US has not succeeded in making up for the sheer number of residents leaving cities such as Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York, which are the largest metropolitan areas in the country. According to Bloomberg, among as many as 100 metro areas, Chicago, a city beset by budgetary and economic woes, high …

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