Immigration Law

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Immigrant economic engine boosts Buffalo
Posted on 17 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The foreign-born population of the Buffalo Niagara region has grown by 25 percent in the past 10 years, and it's showing on the local business landscape with a jolt of energy and creativity that could have long lasting impact. "Immigrants... Read More

Posted on 18 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and the Partnership for a New American Economy today released a report analyzing the impact of immigration on the American economy. The nationwide study, based on a multi-year statistical analysis, offers... Read More

Immigrants Needed to Bolster Midwest Economy: Report
Posted on 25 Aug 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Chicago Council, Aug. 24, 2017 - "The leisure and hospitality sector is a crucial part of the Midwest economy. Its vitality increasingly depends on immigrant workers and entrepreneurs, as US-born workers—with increasingly higher levels of education... Read More

Why America Needs Immigrants: Legrain
Posted on 10 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"It is no longer acceptable to discriminate against people on the basis of a whole range of characteristics that they happen to be born with, notably their gender, their race and their sexuality. So why is it still deemed acceptable to discriminate... Read More

Economy batters citizen children of immigrants
Posted on 31 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Harvesting cantaloupes for $8.25 an hour isn't the job that Romero, 28, dreamed of as a child. Born in Newark, N.J., to immigrant parents from El Salvador, he graduated from high school and has taken classes at the Art Institute of Philadelphia... Read More

New Americans on Long Island: A Vital Sixth of the Economy
Posted on 28 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Immigrants—documented and undocumented combined—make up 16 percent of the population of Long Island, and account for 17 percent of total economic output." - Fiscal Policy Institute, Oct. 2011 . Read More

Study Finds That Immigrants Are Central to Long Island Economy
Posted on 28 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Immigrants, those who are here legally and illegally, are important contributors to the economy on Long Island and are a relatively affluent group, according to a report to be released on Thursday. The median income for a family with at least... Read More

Amnesty Will Boost The Economy And Reduce Crime, So Just Get Over It!
Posted on 14 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Throughout the country, foreign-born newcomers have revived beaten-down neighborhoods as immigrant entrepreneurs have opened small businesses and immigrant families have put down stakes. Immigrant workers have played a vital role keeping a number... Read More

Lessons From the Immigration Histories of Midwestern Cities
Posted on 20 Sep 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CCGA, Sept. 18, 2017 - "Cities of the American Midwest were largely built by immigration. Immigrants and their children were a key component of the population growth these cities experienced in the early decades of the last century. In the 1920s... Read More

If it's good enough for hockey...
Posted on 17 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Americans understand in professional sports you want to build the most powerful team on the planet to compete. The NBA is 20 percent foreign-born, major league baseball one third and hockey 80 percent. We understand that image. How do we take... Read More

It's the Economy, Stupid!
Posted on 13 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"It makes sense to view immigration reform as a human rights issue, and one that should be seen through the lens of this country’s principles and values. But it is wrong to see it as only that. Because this is not just a political matter or... Read More