• Want to Hire an Immigrant or Refugee? Chambers of Commerce Aim to Make That Easier
    September 30, 2022

    With job openings at nearly twice as high as the pre-pandemic norm, employers across the country are continuing to struggle to fill open positions and meet workforce needs. But they’re finding a natural ally in an unusual place: chambers of commerce. Chambers are refocusing the conversation around immigration by highlighting a simple fact. Immigrants are […] The post Want to Hire an Immigrant or Refugee? Chambers of Commerce Aim to Make That Easier appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Study Finds that Reducing Refugee Admissions and Access to Asylum Harms the US Economy
    September 28, 2022

    The number of refugees and asylum seekers fleeing violence or persecution in their home countries in search of safety abroad has grown dramatically over the past decade. Until recently, the United States was a global leader in admitting refugees and granting asylum to people whose lives are in danger. But since 2017—the first year of […] The post Study Finds that Reducing Refugee Admissions and Access to Asylum Harms the US Economy appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Asylum Seekers Become Political Pawns in Governors’ Transportation Stunts
    September 23, 2022

    The Republican governors of Texas, Arizona, and now Florida are playing a cynical political game with the lives of migrants—including many asylum seekers fleeing persecution. Officials in these states are using taxpayer money to ship thousands of migrants to other, Democratic-leaning states and dumping them there. In recent weeks, these actions have escalated, with allegations […] The post Asylum Seekers Become Political Pawns in Governors’ Transportation Stunts appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • The Racist Origins of the Lawsuit Against Biden’s Immigration Enforcement Priorities
    September 22, 2022

    Written by Joseph Meyers, Staff Attorney at the National Immigration Project A group of immigrant advocacy organizations filed an amicus brief in United States v. Texas last week, in which they highlight the unlawful, racist arguments behind Texas and Louisiana’s lawsuit against the Biden administration’s immigration enforcement priorities. In United States v. Texas, the Supreme […] The post The Racist Origins of the Lawsuit Against Biden’s Immigration Enforcement Priorities appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Local Communities Commit to Welcoming Immigrant and Refugee Neighbors
    September 19, 2022

    Last week marked the 10-year anniversary of Welcoming Week, an initiative organized by Welcoming America that encourages local communities to bring together neighbors of all backgrounds to build strong connections and affirm the importance of welcoming and inclusive places in our collective prosperity. This year’s theme is Where We Belong, focusing on the physical, mental, […] The post Local Communities Commit to Welcoming Immigrant and Refugee Neighbors appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

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