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Foreign-Born Workers: Labor Force Characteristics: 2015

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Provides information about the unemployment rate, usual weekly earnings, types of occupations, and demographic characteristics of the foreign-born workers in the U.S. labor force.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Library of Congress to Cancel the Subject Heading “Illegal Aliens”

Categories: Congress,Headlines,Immigration/Migration,Libraries/Museums

Explains the reasons that the Library of Congress had decided to cancel a subject heading and replace it with the heading “Noncitizens.”  The proposed change provoked a letter of complaint from several Republican members of Congress. From the Library of Congress


U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents: 2014

Categories: Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

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

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

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

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\

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

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


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