Immigration during the New Deal

Oct 9, 2017

Enacted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt between 1933 and 1936, the New Deal was a sweeping series of federal programs and reforms designed to counter the effects of the Great Depression. Although the 1930s were a period of net loss… View Article

FDR and Immigration

Sep 21, 2017

Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s four-term presidency spanned two great national and international upheavals — the Great Depression and World War II — which both triggered major effects on immigration.During the early years of his presidency, Roosevelt loosened instructions put in place… View Article

The International Entrepreneur Rule

Sep 19, 2017

It’s no secret that immigrant entrepreneurs have always made exceptional contributions to America’s economy, in communities all across the country. Immigrants have helped start as many as one of every four small businesses and high-tech startups across America, and the… View Article

Boundless is Open for Business!

Sep 18, 2017

A little under a year ago, we set out to provide a solution to the question, “Why is the immigration process so hard?” The answer always came back to information, or lack thereof. “What am I eligible for?” “Which forms… View Article

U.S. Immigrants Who’ve Won Microbiology’s Top Prize

Sep 16, 2017

The U.K.-based Microbiology Society is one of the world’s top professional associations covering the study of bacteria, viruses, protozoa and other tiny forms of life. Since 1953 the Society’s biennial Marjory Stephenson Prize has been awarded for outstanding contributions to… View Article

The Visa Bulletin: What’s New for October 2017?

Sep 14, 2017

The U.S. Department of State recently released its Visa Bulletin for October 2017. That’s a big deal if you’re waiting for your priority date to be current so that your green card application can move forward.If you don’t know what… View Article

Immigration under President Kennedy

Sep 8, 2017

While campaigning for President, John F. Kennedy stated that “we must remove the distinctions between native born and naturalized citizens to assure full protection of our laws to all … the protections provided by due process, right of appeal, and statutes… View Article

Dreamers on the Cliff’s Edge

Sep 7, 2017

Imagine you are 16 years old. Your friends are getting ready to apply for college, get a driver’s license, maybe look for a summer job. You’re excited to do the same, but then, for the first time in your life,… View Article

Immigration and “White People”

Sep 7, 2017

Since the passage of the 1790 Naturalization Act that stipulated “all white male inhabitants” could qualify for U.S. citizenship, the category of whiteness has been used in various ways, through laws and cultural norms, to shape U.S. immigration policy.Many of… View Article

New Hurdles on the Horizon

Aug 31, 2017

These days, the swirl of immigration headlines can make it difficult to keep track of what’s actually changing versus what’s still just a rumor. Let us break down the past month’s news for you.Immigration policy: reality vs. rumorsCategory 1: Real… View Article