Immigration Law

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ICE Immigration Enforcement Efforts Reach Less Than 0.02% of U.S. Employers - CRS Report
Posted on 14 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Despite the increases in recent years ... the number of Final Orders for civil money penalties remains very low relative to the number of U.S. employers. Employers receiving Final Orders in FY2014, as shown in Table 1, represent less than .02% of... Read More

Immigration-Related Worksite Enforcement: Performance Measures
Posted on 9 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In 2009, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued new guidance on immigration-related worksite enforcement. Under the guidelines, DHS “will use all available civil and administrative tools, including civil fines and debarment, to penalize... Read More

CRS on Border Security
Posted on 2 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Drawing on multiple data sources, the report suggests conclusions about the state of border security. Robust investments at the border were not associated with reduced illegal inflows during the 1980s and 1990s, but a range of evidence suggests... Read More

Temporary Professional, Managerial, and Skilled Foreign Workers: Policy and Trends - CRS Report
Posted on 22 Jan 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Congressional Research Service, Jan. 13, 2016 - "Temporary visas for professional, managerial, and skilled foreign workers have become an important gateway for high-skilled immigration to the United States. Over the past two decades, the number of... Read More

Tags: report , visas , crs

Border Security: Immigration Enforcement Between Ports of Entry
Posted on 16 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[E]nhanced border enforcement may have contributed to a number of secondary costs and benefits. To the extent that border enforcement successfully deters illegal entries—an effect that is also difficult to measure since deterrence ultimately... Read More

Tags: report , crs , border