Immigration Law

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DACA Boosts Immigrants' Earning Power, Survey Finds - Law360
Posted on 12 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Law360, July 10, 2015 - " A 3-year-old immigration program that grants work permits and defers deportation actions for hundreds of thousands of young people in the country illegally has been a boon to the pockets and educational aspirations of its... Read More

Broad Public Support for Legal Status for Undocumented Immigrants: Survey
Posted on 5 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"With immigration shaping up to be a major issue in both the final years of the Obama administration and the 2016 presidential campaign, most Americans (72%) continue to say undocumented immigrants currently living in the U.S. should be allowed to... Read More

Deportation Relief Seen As More Important Than Citizenship: Survey
Posted on 19 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"While lopsided majorities of Hispanics and Asian Americans support creating a pathway to citizenship for unauthorized immigrants, two new surveys from the Pew Research Center also show that these groups believe it is more important for unauthorized... Read More

Survey: The Kids are Refugees; Let Them Stay
Posted on 4 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Most Americans say the waves of children crossing into the United States from Central America are refugees fleeing danger at home. And they say the United States should support these children while reviewing their cases, not deport them immediately... Read More

Fifty-State Survey: DACA Recipient Status - Wendi Adelson
Posted on 29 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The following is a fifty-state survey outlining each state’s policies on granting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients driver’s licenses, in-state tuition, and occupational licenses. In gathering this information... Read More

Tags: daca , Survey , adeson

SHRM Survey on Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9 and E-Verify)
Posted on 30 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This SHRM survey captures information on the employment verification process, including challenges associated with the Employment Eligibility Verification Form (Form I-9) process, the use of and challenges associated with E-Verify, an Internet-based... Read More

Tags: Survey , I-9 , E-Verify , SHRM

H-2B Blackmail from OFLC
Posted on 6 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Savvy H-2B employers may use private wage surveys in lieu of the (often significantly higher) OES prevailing wages. But OFLC is whining about its workload, so on 4 Dec 2013 it posted this 'offer' to H-2B employers : "The Office of Foreign... Read More

If Barbaricum Contacts Your Client, USCIS Authorized It
Posted on 11 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Barbaricum is a professional research firm that is contracted by USCIS to conduct customer satisfaction surveys and focus groups on behalf of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). USCIS customers may receive an email or phone call... Read More