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Summary: Can America Remain a Nation of Immigrants in the 21st Century?
Book & Article Reviews

Summary: Can America Remain a Nation of Immigrants in the 21st Century?

Times change.  As a result, the present state of the American government is unrecognizable when compared to its state 50 years ago, let alone 227 years ago when the US Constitution was drafted.  Richard Samuelson, a professor of history at California State University – San Bernardino, traces the concept of America as a nation of … Continue reading

Book & Article Reviews

Executive Grants of Immigration Relief

In recent months, there has been speculation about the Obama Administration issuing another immigration policy mandate in reaction to the current stalemate on Capitol Hill.  Last month in September 2014, President Obama released a statement deferring the expected executive mandate on immigration until after the midterm elections in November.  Issuing mandates on immigration is not … Continue reading

Analysis / News

Nobel Winner’s Concerns Over U.K. Immigration Policy & Reflections on Exceptional Talent

On October 6, 2014, James O’Keefe was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine.  In a recent article posted at BBC.com, Dr. O’Keefe raised his concerns about restrictive UK immigration policy having a negative impact on scientific innovation in Britain.  Perhaps Dr. O’Keefe is responding to the increasingly popular restrictionist rhetoric that seems to be part … Continue reading

EB-2 India and the Disappointment of the October 2014 Visa Bulletin: “What We’ve Got Here is a Failure to Communicate”*
Analysis / News

EB-2 India and the Disappointment of the October 2014 Visa Bulletin: “What We’ve Got Here is a Failure to Communicate”*

To Indian nationals with EB-2 priority dates between May 2, 2009 and September 2009, a great disservice has been done. Foreign nationals are subject to retrogression when their immigrant visa category is over subscribed.  There is an annual cap on the number of employment-based visas that can be issued to foreign nationals (and derivative family … Continue reading