Dispelling Myths about Undocumented Immigrants in the United States Discovering the total number of undocumented immigrants in the United States has never been easy. Firstly, the current United States political climate is rife with uncertainty. When motives, intentions, and even facts themselves are transformed into fodder for debate, arriving at definite conclusions about any policy can pose
An Overview of U.S. Immigration Laws (1790-1990) The immigration timeline is a summary of the Migration Policy Institute fact sheet, Major US Immigration Laws, 1790-1990, unless otherwise noted. The summary explains many of the laws that have become the major component of the United States' immigration policy. The Immigrant Tax Inquiry Group created much of it's immigration reform model from
Immigration is one of the most controversial and divisive topics in politics today and has been for decades. An abundance of discourse on the subject involves disparaging any claims but your own—and this extends way beyond the left and right because there are many complexities, stakeholders, driving forces, and individual proposals. Border security, jobs, the
Virginia local and state government facilities hold nearly 20,000 undocumented immigrant inmates that either is awaiting trial or serving time for living in the U.S. illegally. The State Compensation Board collected the data between 2008 and 2015. The report shows 5,422 out of the roughly 20,000 illegal immigrants held in the custody of jails are
In the past six months, more than 23,000 kids under 18 have illegally walked across the Mexico border into the U.S. and turned themselves in to Customs and Border Protection.
WHAT AND WHO ARE WE The United States is unique in the world as a country, which did not come into existence based on a native ethnic population, but one for which immigration, is the principle defining reason for existence. People came from all over the world seeking a better life creating a MELTING POT
This historical series of three blog articles is intended to contextualize the issue of illegal immigration. The articles will address two comprehensive solutions. One is to become a citizen. Immigrant Tax Inquiry Group (ITIG) explores some of what it means to be a citizen - the commitment and cost. From the desire to leave a