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2012-08-07 22:21:19

Many Longtime Immigrant Residents Still Struggling WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study from the Center for Immigration Studies uses Census Bureau data from 2010 and 2011 to provide a detailed picture of the nation's immigrant population (legal and illegal) by country of birth, state, and legal status. A key finding is that immigration has dramatically increased the size of the nation's low-income population. In general, immigrants make significant progress...

2012-08-07 22:20:41

Poverty and High Welfare Usage Prevalent on State and National Levels WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies provides a detailed picture of immigrants (legal and illegal) in the United States and in Colorado. Using the latest Census Bureau data from 2010 and 2011, the study reveals Colorado's immigrant population as one of the poorest and least-educated of the top immigrant receiving states. (Logo:...

2012-08-06 06:21:09

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, August 3, 2012, Progressives for Immigration Reform (PFIR) announced a major new project: an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on U.S. immigration policy. PFIR also unveiled the website for the new project, and invited public comments on the proper scope and parameters of the study. In recent decades, American environmentalists have debated about whether or not to weigh in on U.S. immigration policy. Many environmentalists...

2012-07-30 02:29:07

Online Tool Used at 900,000 Worksites, 1,200 New Businesses Sign Up Weekly WASHINGTON, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) today released a new report, An Overview of E-Verify Policies at the State Level, detailing the growing and varied use and enforcement of E-Verify by states since being upheld by the Supreme Court in May 2011. Use of E-Verify, the federally run employment authorization program, is required by 16 states for some or all...

2012-07-20 02:21:31

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Commission on Civil Rights is pleased to announce speakers for the Commission's public field briefing on Friday, August 17, 2012 on the effects of recently enacted state immigration laws on the civil rights of individuals in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Arizona v. U.S. The field briefing will take place at 9 AM Central Time at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel in Birmingham, Alabama, 2101 Richard Arrington...

2012-07-10 10:21:03

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though business lobby groups spend billions of dollars every year promoting policies that drive U.S. immigration and population growth, such policies fail to deliver more economic prosperity to the vast majority of Americans, finds a new report by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). In most cases, rapid, immigration-fueled population growth results in increased unemployment and decreases in per capita income, concludes A...

2012-07-02 10:25:25

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EOIR Technologies Inc., a portfolio company of the White Oak Group, introduced their new products division, Rapid Insert. This new division will support DoD, Law Enforcement and Intelligence Community clients by representing and developing cutting edge software and hardware products in the areas of forensic technology, tactical gear and surveillance tools. Rapid Insert will also provide custom engineering solutions, specializing in...

2012-06-25 21:23:10

Society tends to perceive an increase in the immigrant population with an increase in crime. But, according to a new study, it is not possible to infer this cause-effect relationship in the case of Spain. "Crime in Spain is low compared to the rest of Europe. Crime rates have increased slightly in recent years, unlike the immigrant population which has grown at a much greater pace. This suggests a positive yet low correlation between immigration and crime," as explained to SINC by...

2012-06-21 14:21:42

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In his speech to the National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO), Governor Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican nominee, offered a murky response to President Obama's bombshell announcement last week implementing key aspects of the DREAM Act, even though the legislation was defeated in Congress as recently as December 2010. Gov. Romney spoke only about his own plan to "supersede and replace" the administrative...

2012-06-18 02:23:42

New study refutes denial of due process charges WASHINGTON, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As ICE nears completion of the nation-wide activation of the Secure Communities program, which facilitates the identification and removal of aliens who are arrested for other crimes through automated fingerprint matching, the record of arrests and removals continue to show the program is effective and beneficial to U.S. communities. A new report from the Center for Immigration...