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Countries of Particular Concern

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In its 15th annual report, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) recommends that the Countries of Particular Concern (CPC) list, which tracks and monitors countries with severe violations of religious freedoms, be doubled in size, expanding to include Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Vietnam, Egypt, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria, and Tajikistan. The USCIRF is an independent, […]

WITH GOVERNMENT AT STANDSTILL, PRIVATE ENTERPRISE BEGINS TO TAKE ACTION

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  By: John Nicholas Mandalakas* It seems like when you hear immigration today, everyone is centered on migrant workers seeking unskilled jobs, but there is a huge section of immigration that is often overlooked. Take for instance, the American Scientist Shortage—that is to say, the lack of graduates for Science Technology Engineering and Mathematic (STEM) […]

Obama Offers Temporary Relief for Certain Young People

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  On June 15, 2012 Secretary of Homeland security Janet Napolitano announced the breaking news. In effect immediately – the certain young people who were brought to theUSunder the age of 16 and meet other criteria will be able to remain in the country (“receive deferred action”) for two years, subject to renewal, and apply […]

H-IB Facts and Findings

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On July 20, 2010 American Immigration Council’s Legal Action Center filed a lawsuit at the U.S. District Court for District of Columbia against the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and against the Department of Homeland Security ( DHS) on behalf of AILA, the American Immigration Lawyers Association.  This was a result of Freedom […]