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U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents: 2014

Categories: Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

https://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/LPR%20Flow%20Report%202014_508.pdf

In 2014 1,016,518 persons became LPRs.  This report documents the categories of admission under which they achieved green card status plus country of origin and state of residence in the U.S.  From the Office of Immigration Statistics of the Department of Homeland Security

 

U.S. Naturalizations: 2014

Categories: Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

https://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/Naturalization%20Flow%20Report_2014_508.pdf

A total of 653, 416 persons were naturalized as U.S. citizens in 2014.  This report covers where they came from and where they settled in the U.S.  From the Office of Immigration Statistics of the Department of Homeland Security

 

Refugees and Asylees: 2014

Categories: Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

https://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/Refugees%20%26%20Asylees%20Flow%20Report%202014_508.pdf

Reports on the number of people who were admitted to the U.S. during the year and the leading countries of nationality.  Also covers age, sex, and marital status of refugees and their state of residence.  From the Office of Immigration Statistics of the Department of Homeland Security

 

Aliens’ Right to Counsel in Removal Proceedings: In Brief

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations,Supreme Court/courts

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R43613.pdf

Examines situations where aliens have the right to counsel at the government’s expense in removal proceedings and those where aliens have the right to counsel at their own expense.

From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Fact Sheet: EU-Turkey Agreement

Categories: European Union,Headlines,Immigration/Migration,Syria,Turkey

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-963_en.htm\

Provides a question and answer format to explain the deal between the European Union and Turkey to end irregular migration of refugees from Syria to Europe and provide incentives for Turkey to house the refugees. From the European Commission

 

EU and Turkey Agree [on] European Response to Refugee Crisis

Categories: European Union,Headlines,Immigration/Migration,Syria,Turkey

http://ec.europa.eu/news/2016/03/20160319_en.htm

Presents details of agreement between the European Union nations and Turkey on the treatment of Syrian refugees trying to reach Europe. From the European Commission

 

Next Operational Steps in EU-Turkey Cooperation in the Field of Migration

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Headlines,Immigration/Migration,Middle East Conflict,Syria,Turkey

http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/home-affairs/what-we-do/policies/european-agenda-migration/proposal-implementation-package/docs/20160316/next_operational_ste

Describes steps to be taken by the European Union and Turkey to stem the flow of refugees from the Middle East to Europe. Proposes six principles for promoting EU-Turkey cooperation in dealing with refugees. From the European Commission

 

Record Number of Over 1.2 Million First Time Asylum Seekers Registered in 2015

Categories: Arab,Civil/Human Rights,European Union,Headlines,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/7203832/3-04032016-AP-EN.pdf/790eba01-381c-4163-bcd2-a54959b99ed6

Provides statistics on the number and origin of refugees seeking asylum in European Union countries during 2015. From Eurostat

 

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