Tag: Immigration

The RAISE Act: Dramatic Change to Family Immigration, Less So for the Employment-Based System

…Slightly more than 1 million immigrants are granted lawful permanent residence (informally known as getting a green card) annually; just over half are already in the United States and adjusting from temporary status. Family-based immigration comprises about two-thirds of the annual total.

The RAISE Act seeks to halve this 1 million by eliminating many current categories for family-sponsored immigration. Currently, U.S. citizens can sponsor spouses, minor children, and parents without numerical limitations. Under capped categories, U.S. citizens can also sponsor adult children and siblings; and legal permanent resident…more:  migrationpolicy.org

Group Delivers Hundreds Of Tacos to East Haven Mayor :)

Immigration Reform Group Delivers Hundreds Of Tacos to East Haven Mayor Malloy Calls Comments ‘Repugnant,’ ‘Unacceptable’ An immigration reform group brought hundreds of tacos to East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo’s office on Thursday in response to his comment Tuesday that he might…