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"
Some people believe that the majority of immigrants only work in low paying jobs, however this is not always the case. Business Insider created a map and chart of immigrant workers that Janzz.technology published. To view the map Click Here and you can read the chart Immigration and the Economy.Read more "The Jobs Held By Immigrants"
Another great Arkansas Immigration resource is The Mexican Consulate in Little Rock. This organization has been servicing Arkansas, Eastern Oklahoma and West Tennessee since 2007. Click Mexican Consulate to visit their website and review their documentation.Read more "CONSULADO DE CARRERA DE MÉXICO EN LITTLE ROCK"
As of 2017, The United States of America’s immigration policy going through a major transition. Having a clear understanding of the policies and laws is paramount for all parties. The Federation For American Immigration Reform has produced a special report. To read the Immigration Priorities for the 2017 Presidential Transition document, Click Here.Read more "Immigration in 2017"
Immigrants added over $3 billion to the Arkansas economy 10 years ago. Imagine their impact today. To read more of the report from The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation CLICK HERE for the link. Thanks to Pamela AcostaRead more "Immigration in Arkansas"
Here is a great report about how families deal with immigration and the impact it has on children. It discusses how the family life and the wider community is shaped by immigration. Thanks to Ms. Dreby. Click here for the full report.Read more "How Families Deal with Immigration"