Welcome, Immigrants!

While America is known as the land of opportunity, moving to the states often poses a handicap for immigrants.  While the goal is to ultimately make connections and get a job in one’s field of choice, it
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New Regulations for J-1 Visa — Summer Work Travel

New Regulations for J-1 Visa — Summer Work Travel

New Regulations for J-1 Visa — Summer Work Travel Questions  & Answers Q: Please provide details on the specific aspects of the new regulations for J-1 visas. What is the intention of these new regulations? Are we confident that these new regulations will protect recipients from (more...)

Launch of New J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program Website

Launch of New J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program Website

On June 1 the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) will launch a new J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program website. The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program is a work and study exchange program created to further mutual understanding between the people of the United States (more...)

Homeland Security Reaches Diverse Communities

Homeland Security Reaches Diverse Communities

By Mark Trainer Staff Writer Washington — In the eight years since it was formed, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has received complaints from groups that feel they have been mistreated as they board airplanes, cross borders or even enter federal buildings. A large number of (more...)

The Results Of This Year’s Green Card Lottery Has Invalidated

22,000 people that had won a special U.S. visa lottery would be greatly disappointed, because their "luck" turned out to be a computer glitch, and the drawing would have to be redone. The US State Department announced, that the results of this year’s Green Card lottery 2012 has (more...)

Obama Immigration Reform Will Strengthen US Security, Economy

Obama: Immigration Reform Will Strengthen U.S. Security, Economy

By Merle David Kellerhals Jr. Staff Writer President Obama says the ultimate solution for fixing an immigration system that penalizes immigrants and citizens alike is comprehensive reform that strengthens the nation’s security, economy and global competitiveness. “One way to strengthen the middle class in America is to (more...)

Do You Feel Safer At S.Phila School?

On December 2009 in South Philadelphia High groups of mostly black students assaulted 30 Asian classmates, sending seven to hospital. A federal investigation found that the school had been "deliberately indifferent" to ongoing harassment of Asian students. And the school district agreed to (more...)

State of Utah: a Step Towards Illegal Immigrants

The state of Utah governor Gary Herbert signed last Tuesday an immigration bill, according to which any illegal resident of Utah, who has came to the US on a work permit, lived there for two years and hasn’t been involved in any kind of serious crimes, may apply for a (more...)

Pathways to Success

Pathways to Success

The nonprofit Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians will hold two workshops to advise highly-educated, work-authorized immigrants about how they can transfer their credentials and begin their professional careers in the United States. The events will be held March 7 and 8, 2011 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at (more...)

Russians Less Depressed Than Americans

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United States Remains a Magnet for Immigrants

The United States continues to be a magnet for immigrants, and those newcomers contribute mightily to American life just as earlier generations did, says journalist and educator Steve Roberts. Roberts, a former New York Times reporter and now a professor of media and public affairs at George Washington University, described age-old (more...)

Let My People Go!

They were walking in striped uniforms of prisoners, each one wearing a bracelet on a wrist with engraved names of conscience slaves. A demonstration of thousands of American Jewish people were chanting in front of the White House: “Let my people go!” (more...)