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Abraham Lincoln and Immigration

October 21, 2017

During the years before he ran for president, Abraham Lincoln made it clear that he found the anti-immigrant sympathies of the nativist “Know-Nothing Party” to be hypocritical. In an 1855 letter, he wrote that “As a nation, we begin by… View Article

These Leading Sociologists Were U.S. Immigrants

October 17, 2017

Every year since 1980 the American Sociological Association has given the W.E.B. Du Bois Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award. Several recipients of the award came to the U.S. as immigrants — an experience that informed many aspects of their own work.Alejandro… View Article

Business and Immigration

October 11, 2017

Throughout U.S. business history, immigrants have played an important part at every level, from visionary business-founders to the workers who help businesses succeed and grow. A recent report found that more than half of U.S. startups that were valued at… View Article

Immigration During the New Deal

October 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

September 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

Boundless Is Open for Business!

September 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

September 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?

September 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

September 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

September 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