The Immigrant’s Journal Celebrates 25 Years: Countdown Begins with FREE Immigration Boot Camp

The Immigrant’s Journal Celebrates 25 Years: Countdown Begins with FREE Immigration Boot Camp

Over the years, immigrants have been demonized, especially during President Trump’s administration. Recently, the Texas State Governor, Gregory Abbott, exhibited deplorable behavior by sending many immigrants to New York and other states on buses. Other Republican governors have since joined him. The ongoing inhumane treatment of immigrants has made them desperate for legalization while striving […]

Manhattan District Attorney Hon Alvin Bragg Discusses Immigration Fraud and Justice for All

Manhattan District Attorney Hon Alvin Bragg Discusses Immigration Fraud and Justice for All

By Linda Nwoke, Journal Exclusive As the borough’s first black prosecutor, Manhattan District Attorney Hon. Alvin Bragg is an experienced attorney with over twenty years of experience and is famous for the high-profile cases he supervised. As the state’s Chief Deputy Attorney General, he managed cases involving Harvey Weinstein, former President Trump’s administration, over census-related […]

Biden Administration’s New Public Charge Rule Should End Fear of Trump Wealth Test

Biden Administration’s New Public Charge Rule Should End Fear of Trump Wealth Test

Washington, D.C. United States 20 January 2022. Joe Biden United States President Doing Signature. (Shutterstock) By Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, Immigration Impact Three years ago, the Trump administration sent fear throughout immigrant communities across the nation with its Public Charge rule, which functioned as a wealth test for green card applicants. This fear had been amplified by […]

DCWP: Protecting Immigrant Workers

DCWP: Protecting Immigrant Workers

By Linda Nwoke A recent and unexpected surge of migrants that began as early as May has arrived in New York City, causing a swell of people staying in NYC shelters. In a briefing, Mayor Adams addressed the current wave of nearly 3,000 newly arrived migrants. Mayor Adams, Department of Social Services Commissioner Gary Jenkins, […]

Legal Work-Related Immigration has Fallen by a Third Since 2020, Contributing to US Labor Shortages

Legal Work-Related Immigration has Fallen by a Third Since 2020, Contributing to US Labor Shortages

By Jose Ivan Rodriguez-Sanchez, The Conversation With Americans having fewer children and the nation’s labor force getting older, many employers in manufacturing, aviation and other industries are having trouble finding enough workers. The gap between the demand for labor and its supply was already forming in 2017. By 2018, the U.S. economy had increasingly more […]

Urgent Immigration Measures Rest With the Senate After August Recess

Urgent Immigration Measures Rest With the Senate After August Recess

NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 31: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks during media briefing urging President Joe Biden to declare ‘climate emergency’ on January 31, 2021 in New York City. (Shutterstock) By Walter Ewing, Immigration Impact When members of Congress return from their August recess, they will find several immigration measures urgently […]

Immigrant Advocates Praise ‘Project Open Arms,’ Urge City To Leverage Existing LIFE Project Model to Ensure Student Success

Immigrant Advocates Praise ‘Project Open Arms,’ Urge City To Leverage Existing LIFE Project Model to Ensure Student Success

New York, NY – June 27, 2022: Chancellor David Banks speaks during joined introduction of new public school superintendents with mayor Eric Adams at Tweed Courthouse. (Shutterstock) By NYIC New York, NY—On August 19, New York City Mayor Eric Adams, New York City Department of Education (DOE) Chancellor David C. Banks, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant […]

DHS Issues Regulation to Preserve and Fortify DACA

DHS Issues Regulation to Preserve and Fortify DACA

Activists and DACA recipients gathered at Foley Square in New York City during the “We are Undeniable” rally to demand citizenship for all on August 17, 2021. (Shutterstock) WASHINGTON – Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas today announced that the Department has issued a final rule that will preserve and fortify the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) […]

Moving to the United States from Latin & Hispanic Countries: What You Need to Know

Moving to the United States from Latin & Hispanic Countries: What You Need to Know

The opportunity of migration can be exciting, daunting, and rewarding. Many nationals from the Latin and Hispanic countries are turning their attention to the United States, the land of opportunity for a new life. They typically move to states like New York, California, Texas, Florida, and Georgia, which offer the possibility to move somewhere with […]

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