Report: Pathway to Citizenship for 10 Million Would Boost GDP by $1.7 Trillion

Report: Pathway to Citizenship for 10 Million Would Boost GDP by $1.7 Trillion

“Free them all” – A call to action to denounce mass deportations, family separation and child incarceration along with Palestinians. – Brooklyn, NY USA July 4th, 2021 (Shutterstock) By Rafael Bernal, The Hill Granting a pathway to citizenship to all undocumented immigrants in the U.S. would boost the nation’s economy by $1.7 trillion over the […]

Disconnected Decision from Supreme Court Leaves the Real Work to Voters and Congress

Disconnected Decision from Supreme Court Leaves the Real Work to Voters and Congress

By Alex Gulotta, All Voting is Local The U.S. Supreme Court’s shameful ruling in Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee drove home the fact that the Court is far removed from the needs of voters, and isn’t interested in ensuring democracy works for all, particularly for Latino, Native American, and Black voters in Arizona communities. The Court missed an […]

Immigration Anxiety

Immigration Anxiety

Anyone who has ever been through immigration will know firsthand that this is a very stressful time that can lead to sleepless nights as he or she struggles to get through the immigration process. What are some ways to cope with immigration anxiety? Map Out Your Immigration Journey Immigration is like a journey that will […]

A Cruel Legacy: Alabama Anti-immigrant law Remembered

A Cruel Legacy: Alabama Anti-immigrant law Remembered

By Liz Vinson, SPLCenter Ten years ago this month, countless Latinx community members wanted to know what happened to their home, a state whose highway signs welcome visitors to “Alabama the Beautiful.” They ultimately marched in the streets, wearing shirts with slogans saying, “We love Alabama. We are Alabama.” Their faces were marked with worry, panic and […]

Marriage Fraud Consequences

Marriage Fraud Consequences

Marriage fraud is a crime, regardless of the circumstances under which you sought to “help” an illegal immigrant circumvent legal immigration channels or if you took part in a sham marriage for money. What are the consequences of marriage fraud? Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Investigation U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have an important […]

Legal Rights Available to Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence

Legal Rights Available to Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence

Immigrants are particularly vulnerable because many may not speak English, are often separated from family and friends, and may not understand the laws of the United States.  For these reasons, immigrants are often afraid to report acts of domestic violence to the police or to seek other forms of assistance. Such fear causes many immigrants […]

Break Free From Abusive Relationships

Break Free From Abusive Relationships

By Jamiliah Francis Life in America, though it should be a wonderful experience, may turn out to be a nightmare for some persons.  Certain relationships, whether intimate or otherwise, can bring about so much turmoil that it may cause individuals, especially women, to become very hopeless.   You may find yourself in a relationship, hoping to […]

Out With Predatory Capitalism, in With a Life Economy

Out With Predatory Capitalism, in With a Life Economy

Protester holding a ‘Capitalism Thrives on Inequality’ sign at the Black Lives Matter Los Angeles protest again District Attorney Jackie Lacey. – Los Angeles, CA / USA – June 17, 2020 (Shutterstock) By John Perkins, Open Democracy The long march of hierarchical and colonial history has led us to this moment of awareness. We are […]

EB-5 Visa. A Permanent Residency by Investing in the US

EB-5 Visa. A Permanent Residency by Investing in the US

By Documented NY This explanation is part of Documented’s Glossary that will help readers understand the U.S. immigration system. What is the EB-5 visa and how investing in the US can get you one The EB-5 is an employment-based visa available to non-American investors who wish to open a business in the United States. Congress […]