Immigration Law

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EOIR's New Math
Posted on 15 Dec 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jeffrey S. Chase, Dec. 12, 2020 "I’m going to use a baseball analogy here (with apologies to non-fans): DJ LeMahieu finished this past season as the American League batting champion. Imagine if he were to walk in to negotiate a new contract... Read More

Immigrant Health-Care Workers in the United States
Posted on 21 May 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jeanne Batalova, MPI, May 14, 2020 "Immigrants represent disproportionately high shares of U.S. workers in many essential occupations, including in health care—a fact underscored during the coronavirus pandemic as the foreign born have played... Read More

Stats, Docs from Nov. 16, 2018 USCIS Asylum Division Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting
Posted on 28 Jan 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Jan. 8, 2019 Affirmative Asylum Statistics July 2018 (PDF, 276 KB) Affirmative Asylum Statistics August 2018 (PDF, 275 KB) Affirmative Asylum Statistics September 2018 (PDF, 336 KB) Credible Fear and Reasonable Fear Statistics and Nationality... Read More

EOIR Posts Stats, Touts Transparency
Posted on 11 May 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

EOIR, May 9, 2018 - "The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today released immigration court statistics through the first two quarters of Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18). Today’s release of certain immigration court statistics is the first... Read More

OFLC Posts Latest Stats, Data (Jan. 19, 2018)
Posted on 29 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, Jan. 19, 2018 - "The OFLC PERM, H-2A, H-2B, Prevailing Wage, and H-1B program disclosure data files for Quarter 1 of FY 2018 are now available. Access to the disclosure files and corresponding record layouts are available on the OFLC Performance... Read More

Tags: oflc , data , statistics

USCIS Releases Asylum Stats, Reports (May 2, 2018)
Posted on 8 May 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, May 2, 2018 - Affirmative Asylum Statistics January 2018 (PDF, 61 KB) Affirmative Asylum Statistics February 2018 (PDF, 59 KB) Affirmative Asylum Statistics March 2018 (PDF, 60 KB) Credible Fear and Reasonable Fear Statistics and Nationality... Read More

Stats, Docs from Nov. 3, 2017 Asylum Division Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting
Posted on 30 Nov 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Statistical Documents Affirmative Asylum Statistics July 2017 (PDF, 156 KB) Affirmative Asylum Statistics August 2017 (PDF, 156 KB) Affirmative Asylum Statistics September 2017 (PDF, 156 KB) Credible Fear and Reasonable Fear Statistics and Nationality... Read More

Latest ICE Deportation Stats No Cause for Celebration
Posted on 21 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" There is little to cheer in the new deportation statistics released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). While the numbers document a 10 percent decline in the total number of deportations compared to last year, they also reveal the... Read More

The Immigrant Advantage
Posted on 25 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"If you want to die a successful American, especially in the heartland, it helps to be born abroad. Statistics show that if you are born elsewhere and later acquire American citizenship, you will, on average, earn more than us native-borns, study... Read More

PERM stats, FY 2012, Q1
Posted on 19 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

January 18, 2012: "OFLC is pleased to present the second in a series of Permanent Labor Certification Program-Selected Statistics. This Fact Sheet presents statistics regarding Permanent Labor Certification program applications submitted during... Read More

Tags: perm , statistics

Links to Latest (Sept. 2015) Asylum Stats from USCIS
Posted on 15 Dec 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Dec. 8, 2015 - Statistical Documents Affirmative Asylum Stats - July 2015 (PDF) Affirmative Asylum Stats - August 2015 (PDF) Affirmative Asylum Stats - September 2015 (PDF) Credible Fear and Reasonable Fear Nationality Reports -... Read More

Data from April 2014 Asylum Division Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting
Posted on 13 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Asylum Division invited you to its quarterly stakeholder meeting in April 2014 to discuss the work of the Asylum Division. The purpose of this engagement was to provide updates and statistics... Read More

FY12 DOL Stats Online
Posted on 12 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Office of Foreign Labor Certification has posted five factsheets containing the FY 2012 selected statistics for the Permanent Labor Certification Program; Prevailing Wage Determination Program; H-1B Temporary Visa Program; H-2A... Read More

Tags: DOL , statistics

USCIS Asylum Division Latest Stats (May 6, 2016)
Posted on 13 May 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Links from the Asylum Division Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting, Friday, May 6, 2016 - Meeting Invitation (PDF) Statistical Documents Affirmative Asylum Statistics - January 2016 (PDF) Affirmative Asylum Statistics - February 2016 (PDF) Affirmative... Read More

Recent USCIS Asylum Division Statistics (Nov. 1, 2016)
Posted on 7 Nov 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Nov. 1, 2016 Statistical Documents Affirmative Asylum Statistics - July 2016 (PDF) Affirmative Asylum Statistics - August 2016 (PDF) Affirmative Asylum Statistics - September 2016 (PDF) Credible Fear and Reasonable Fear Statistics and Nationality... Read More