Nationality Law News
UMass Amherst Reverses Controversial Ban on Iranian Students in Engineering, Sciences
The University of Massachusetts Amherst has overturned a controversial ban that would have prohibited all incoming Iranian students from participating in certain graduate engineering and natural sciences programs. "This approach reflects the university's longstanding commitment to wide access to
Record Visa 'Fraud' Fine as Tech Firms Under Fire for Relying on Foreign Workers
Tech companies have lobbied aggressively for immigration reform to allow more skilled foreign workers to enter the U.S. to increase America's global competitiveness. But the companies that request the most H1-B work visas for engineers are actually facilitating outsourcing, critics say, including a
Analysis: Why The Debate Over 'Illegal' Matters
After the AP Drops the Term "illegal immigrant" the Vibrant Debate Continues
Family a Priority for Immigration Reform Advocates
Asian Americans React To Proposal That Would Limit Family Petitions for Immigrants
23 Defining Moments in Immigration Policy History
Ever wondered how we ended up with this cobbled-together immigration system? Drawing on a mix of sources, including Guarding the Golden Door , here are the 23 defining moments in immigration policy history that helped create the system we know today: 1. Naturalization Act of 1790 - It restricted
Linguists Tell New York Times That 'Illegal' Is Neither 'Neutral' nor 'Accurate'
Eric Wants to Be Called "Undocumented" Because It "Respects [His] Humanity."
Supreme Court Finale: Health Reform, Immigration and Stolen Valor
The end of the Supreme Court term is quickly approaching. Along with landmark decisions about the health reform law and Arizona’s controversial immigration law, there are interesting cases having to do with jail sentences for minors and people who lie about receiving the medal of...
What's Left for Supreme Court? Health Reform, Immigration, Stolen Valor and the 'F' Word
The end of the Supreme Court term is quickly approaching. Along with landmark decisions about the health reform law and Arizona’s controversial immigration law, there are interesting cases having to do with the FCC, obscenities on television, jail sentences for minors and people who lie...
Supreme Court Set to Hear Challenge to Arizona's Immigration Law
Less than a month after hearing a challenge to the controversial Obama health care law brought by 26 states, the Supreme Court today will explore the relationship between the federal government and the states on another hot-button issue: immigration. At issue is S.B. 1070 —...
Explosive Immigration Issue to Hit Supreme Court
Jim Shee, a U.S. citizen of Spanish and Chinese ancestry, says he began to understand the impact of Arizona's strict immigration law called S.B.1070 when he was stopped by Arizona police twice in one month. "I was stopped for the color of my skin. I look like a minority, whatever a minority is