2 Immigrant Groups at Risk for Deportation

2 Immigrant Groups at Risk for Deportation

Many people are unsure about who actually faces deportation from the United States. In theory, this is an easy question to answer: U.S. officials can deport anyone who is not an American citizen. However, there are certain groups of people who are at more risk of deportation […]

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Asians Slower to Seek New Immigration Protection

Asians Slower to Seek New Immigration Protection

Kentucky.com reports that Asians have been slow to seek the new immigration protection that President Barack Obama introduced. The protection allows young immigrants temporary reprieve and gives some the chance to remain legally in the country. Community advocates among Asian population groups are now working hard to […]

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H-1B Visa Developments Offer Hope to Skilled Workers

H-1B Visa Developments Offer Hope to Skilled Workers

The Wall Street Journal reports that U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent visit to India is set to restore hope for India’s skilled workers. During Indian President Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States last year, he told officials of his plans to ease the visa process for […]

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United States Clashes with Cuba in Immigration Talks

United States Clashes with Cuba in Immigration Talks

Yahoo reports that diplomatic talks between the Cuban and U.S. governments have generated several controversial debates. The first session of these talks, which aim to restore diplomatic ties between the two estranged countries, recently concluded.

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Woman Gets 18-Month Sentence for Harboring Illegal Immigrant to Work on Tobacco Farm

Woman Gets 18-Month Sentence for Harboring Illegal Immigrant to Work on Tobacco Farm

According to Kentucky.com, a woman has received an 18-month sentence in federal prison for harboring an illegal immigrant. The report claims the Mexican immigrant was working on a local tobacco farm. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a news release stating the defendant brought the woman from […]

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50% of Americans Disapprove of Obama’s Immigration Reforms

50% of Americans Disapprove of Obama’s Immigration Reforms

President Obama’s recent immigration reforms allow a large portion of foreign-born immigrants living in the United States to apply for certain relief and work permits. A recent poll by Pew Research found that up to 50 percent of respondents did not approve of the president’s executive action […]

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GPS Used to Track Immigrants at Border

GPS Used to Track Immigrants at Border

Now that 2015 is upon us, it is worth looking back at some of the policies President Obama proposed in 2014, specifically those regarding immigration. According to USATODAY, the president’s plans to overhaul the country’s old immigration system could alter the lives of as many as 11 […]

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Obama’s Immigration Plan Could Benefit Thousands Living in Kentucky

Politico reports on the sweeping actions unveiled by President Barack Obama late last month regarding immigration reform. The president’s plan would protect as many as 5 million immigrants who are undocumented from deportation.

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Number of Undocumented Immigrants Has Been Declining in Kentucky

It appears the state of Kentucky is one step ahead of President Obama when it comes to reforming immigration policies. According to the Pew Research Center, the number of undocumented immigrants has been declining steadily across the entire state since 2009.

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ACLU Reports 83 Percent of Deportees Don’t Receive Hearing

Deportation is always a contentious issue, no matter what your opinions on the subject. Civil rights groups emphasize that deportation breaks apart families, but proponents say illegal immigration threatens the U.S. economy.

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