The State of Arkansas, The Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC), does business with many countries around the world. Canada is Arkansas’s largest trading partner accounting for more than $1.2 billion in exports. Mexico is Arkansas’s second largest partner, with more than $836 million in goods exported from Arkansas. Arkansas has developed business relationships with Europe, […]Read more "Protecting the Rights of Workers Worldwide"
According to the Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Office of Admissions, No Syrian refugees have been approved for relocation in Arkansas. Frank Head Jr. is the director of the only refugee processing center located in Springdale, Arkansas. He believes that it will be a long time before any resettlement begins, however […]Read more "Refugees in Arkansas"
There has been alot of news lately about immigration especially the H1-B visa. However, this type of visa is for “specialty occupation” such as biotechnology, chemistry, architecture, engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, social sciences, medicine and health, education, law, accounting, business specialties, theology, and the arts, and requiring the attainment of a bachelor’s degree or its […]Read more "H1-B Visas & You"
The spirit of Easter is all about Hope, love, and joyful living. We wish everyone, clients, friends and families, a Happy Easter filled with blessings and thankfulness.Read more "Happy Easter!"
It’s very important that immigrants know and understand how the law has changed when it comes to living and working in America. As of 2017, an executive order allowing local law enforcement officials to do the duties of federal immigration officers when it comes to the investigation, apprehension or detention of residents living in the […]Read more "Law Enforcement and Immigration in Arkansas"
Spring is here and for many farmers it’s a time when migrant and seasonal workers begin laboring throughout the state. Farmworkers frequently encounter abusive labor practices at the hands of unscrupulous employers. Workers all too often labor for employers who skirt the minimum wage laws or practice other forms of wage theft, work under unhealthy […]Read more "Labor Law for Migrant Workers"
In January 2017, the president announced a series of Executive Orders that provide the Homeland Security Department with additional resources, tools and personnel to carry out the critical work of securing our borders, enforcing our immigration laws, and ensuring that individuals who pose a threat to national security or public safety cannot enter or remain […]Read more "Press Release"
Filing for asylum in the United States can seem to be a daunting task filled with several copies of paper work. In order to qualify for asylum, you must establish that you are a refugee who is unable or unwilling to return to his or her country of nationality, or last habitual residence in the […]Read more "Asylum in the United States"
Unemployment compensation generally includes any amounts received under the unemployment compensation laws of the United States or of a state. It includes state unemployment insurance benefits and benefits paid to you by a state or the District of Columbia from the Federal Unemployment Trust Fund. It also includes railroad unemployment compensation benefits, but not worker’s […]Read more "Loss of Unemployment Compensation Hurts Jobs"
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services celebrates naturalization ceremonies all across America. In 2017, over 25,000 new citizens will be naturalized on February 14th and 22nd. You can share and view these experiences through social networks through the following links: @USCIS on Twitter USCIS on Facebook @USCIS on Instagram Photos by Jay Janner & […]Read more "Naturalization Ceremonies on Presidents Day"