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Immigration and Competition

August 11, 2017

Critics of immigration often claim that an influx of immigrants will take jobs away from native-born workers and depress salaries for everyone. Most economists agree that this is not the case. Immigrants often create jobs by starting their own businesses…. View Article


Immigrants and Calculus

August 11, 2017

The mathematical system of calculus was famously developed independently in the 17th century by Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. Although Newton was born and worked in England, Liebniz spent much of his life as an immigrant in the fractured… View Article


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

August 10, 2017

The U.S. Department of State recently released its Visa Bulletin for September 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 Ford

August 10, 2017

In 1975 President Gerald Ford signed the Indochina Migration and Refugee Assistance Act, a significant piece of immigration legislation that aided immigrants from regions affected by the Vietnam War in the aftermath of the April 30, 1975 Fall of Saigon and… View Article



Immigration under President Clinton

August 7, 2017

The first major immigration issue faced by President Bill Clinton dealt with Haitian refugees who were being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba after being rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard. After campaigning against the policy of repatriation, Clinton reversed course… View Article


Immigration during Ronald Reagan’s Presidency

August 7, 2017

A few months into his presidency, Ronald Reagan issued a “Statement on United States Immigration and Refugee Policy” in which he outlined his goals to continue America’s tradition of welcoming people from other countries, especially those fleeing oppression. He called… View Article


Immigration during Theodore Roosevelt’s Presidency

August 7, 2017

When Theodore Roosevelt became the 26th president following the 1901 assassination of President William McKinley, he was the youngest person to hold the office. He was president until 1909.Roosevelt was president during a time of significant immigration — between 1900… View Article


Immigration during the American Revolution

August 4, 2017

The first U.S. Census in 1790 reported a total population of around 3.9 million in the new nation. Nearly the entire enumerated population was composed of either immigrants or their descendants (most Native Americans were not counted). Combining from different… View Article

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