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In an effort to solve one piece of the complex problem of illegal immigration in the United States, a program known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA was enacted in 2012. The program aimed to assist those individuals who came to the...

As the number of countries impacted by war, gang violence, food and water shortages and oppressive governments continues to increase throughout the world, so too do the number of innocent civilians who are impacted. Faced with the daily threats of persecution, harm, starvation and death;...

One immigration-related topic of controversy has to do with immigrants' willingness to learn English. A study published in Social Science Quarterly in 2012 examined immigrants' attitudes about the English language. Respondents from a previous study were asked this question: "How important is it that citizens be able...

While there are many important issues at the forefront during this presidential election, United States immigration policy continues to be one of the most debated and contested of all. As a country founded and built by immigrants continues to struggle with issues related to immigration...

Visas tied to a job are one way in which an immigrant might be able to make his or her way into the United States. Arguably the most popular type currently are H-1B visas. The application for these visas--which are specifically for high skilled foreign...

For many people being with their family and loved ones is an important part of life. There are many factors that could keep loved ones apart. Sometimes those factors involved immigration matters. Recently a bill, that could impact who is considered an immediate family member for purposes...

There are many reasons why people come to the United States from their home country. Education is one of those reasons. Individuals who seek to obtain degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, are particularly welcome as some U.S. businesses are looking...