Immigrants Launch 1 in 4 New Businesses in 2014

A new report from the Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City has shown that immigrants are twice as likely to be start a business as native-born Americans. In 2014, immigrant entrepreneurs were responsible for launching 28.5…

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ICE To Pay $350,000 to U.S. Immigrants for Wrongful Raid

The U.S. has agreed to pay $350,000 to settle a civil rights lawsuit filed by eleven immigrants as a result of their arrests after ICE conducted a series of immigration raids in their houses in 2007. The immigrants involved will not be deported….

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ICE Detainee Commits Suicide

A Chinese national in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) since Feb. 14 passed away on Feb. 23 at the Lock Haven Hospital in Lock Haven, Pa., of an apparent suicide. On…

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First Group of Haitians Deported Since Last Year’s Earthquake

The Orlando Sentinel reported today that the U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (USICE) deported yesterday, 26 Haitians who have criminal convictions. This was the first group of Haitians that have been deported since the U.S. government placed a hold on deportations soon…

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TPS Program for Haitians Successful

The New York Times  reported today that the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) received over 53,000 applications from Haitians seeking Temporary Protected Status (TPS) of which, the agency approved a majority of those applications. Tuesday, January 18, 2011 was the deadline for Haitians to…

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