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Affording Congress an Opportunity to Address Family Separation

Categories: Children,Headlines,Immigration/Migration,Marriage/Family,Presidency

https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/affording-congress-opportunity-address-family-separation/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=wh

Text of the presidential executive order that ended the policy of separating immigrant parents and children.  From the White House

 

 

Foreign-Born Workers: Labor Force Characteristics: 2017

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

https://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/forbrn_05172018.pdf

Reports on the unemployment rate for foreign-born workers, 4.1% in 2017, down from 4.3% in 2016.  Includes demographic characteristics of these workers, occupations pursued, and earnings.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

New Census Bureau Population Estimates Show Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Has Largest Growth in the United States

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2018/popest-metro-county.html

Press release showing which metropolitan areas and which counties had the largest numerical and largest percentage population increases as of July 2017.  Covers population changes due to births, deaths, and migration patterns.  From the Census Bureau

 

White House Framework on Immigration Reform and Border Security

Categories: Headlines,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Presidency

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/white-house-framework-immigration-reform-border-security/

Trump administration plan for securing the border, placing DACA individuals on a 10-12 year path to citizenship, ending extended family migration, and eliminating the visa lottery.  From the White House

 

Nonimmigrant (Temporary) Admissions to the United States: Policy and Trends

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R45040.pdf

Reviews the major nonimmigrant categories of admission to the U.S., the procedures by which they are approved, and statistical trends in the issuance of such visas.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

National Security Strategy of the United States of America

Categories: Defense/Military,Foreign Affairs,Headlines,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,WMD

https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/NSS-Final-12-18-2017-0905.pdf

Spells out the approach of the Trump administration to national security.  From the White House

 

Immigration Enforcement Actions: 2016

Categories: Crime/Justice,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

https://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/Enforcement_Actions_2016.pdf

Provides statistics on border protection actions during 2016, a period which saw apprehensions increase by 15% over the previous year.  From the Department of Homeland Security

 

President Donald J. Trump’s Letter to House and Senate Leaders and Immigration Principles and Policies

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/10/08/president-donald-j-trumps-letter-house-and-senate-leaders-immigration

Controversial proposal by the Trump Administration to reform immigration policies including building a southwestern border wall, removing unaccompanied alien children, closing “loopholes” in asylum procedures and hiring additional immigration judges to reduce the backlog of pending cases, and punishing so-called sanctuary cities by withholding federal grants.  From the White House

 

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