Illegal immigration

Article - Exploring migration causes – why people migrate

Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 12:05am

Demographic and economic migration is related to labour standards, unemployment and the overall health of a countrys economy.

Key Points: 
  • Demographic and economic migration is related to labour standards, unemployment and the overall health of a countrys economy.
  • Environmental factors

    The environment has always been a driver of migration, as people flee natural disasters, such as floods, hurricanes and earthquakes.

  • New EU migration pact

    Managing migration effectively to deal with asylum seekers and protect external borders has been an EU priority for many years.

  • MEPs underline the need for legal paths to reduce irregular migration and fill labour market gaps and for a harmonised EU policy.

FAIR: New Zogby Poll of Likely Georgia Voters Reveals Broad Support for Reduced Immigration During COVID-19 Crisis

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 7:15pm

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --A statewide poll of likely Georgia voters finds broad voter support for reductions in immigration in the face of massive layoffs resulting from the COVID-19 crisis.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --A statewide poll of likely Georgia voters finds broad voter support for reductions in immigration in the face of massive layoffs resulting from the COVID-19 crisis.
  • The poll indicates that Georgia voters support reductions in the admission of new immigrants and guest workers in the face of the ongoing public health and economic crises gripping the nation.
  • Georgia voters are also significantly more likely to prioritize the need for immigration and border enforcement over programs to legalize millions of illegal aliens.
  • Among the key findings of the Georgia opinion poll:
    By about margins of roughly 2 to 1 (59% to 31%), Georgia voters support "reductions in immigration and guest workers admissions" during the crisis.

FAIR: New Zogby Poll of Likely Arizona Voters Reveals Broad Support for Reduced Immigration During COVID-19 Crisis

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 7:09pm

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --A statewide poll of likely Arizona voters finds broad voter support for reductions in immigration in the face of massive layoffs resulting from the COVID-19 crisis.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --A statewide poll of likely Arizona voters finds broad voter support for reductions in immigration in the face of massive layoffs resulting from the COVID-19 crisis.
  • The poll indicates that Arizona voters support reductions in the admission of new immigrants and guest workers in the face of the ongoing public health and economic crises gripping the nation.
  • Arizona voters are also significantly more likely to prioritize the need for immigration and border enforcement over programs to legalize millions of illegal aliens.
  • Among the key findings of the Arizona opinion poll:
    By about margins of roughly 2 to 1 (59% to 29%), Arizona voters support "reductions in immigration and guest workers admissions" during the crisis.

FAIR: New Zogby Poll in Battleground States Reveals Broad Voter Support for Reduced Immigration During COVID-19 Crisis

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 1:00pm

The polling was conducted on behalf of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) by the national opinion research firm, Zogby Analytics, on June 10 and 11.

Key Points: 
  • The polling was conducted on behalf of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) by the national opinion research firm, Zogby Analytics, on June 10 and 11.
  • The states polled were: Arizona , Florida , Georgia , Maine , Michigan , Minnesota , North Carolina , Ohio , Pennsylvania , and Wisconsin .
  • Across all 10 battleground states, voter opinion was fairly consistent on key issues related to immigration amidst the current health and economic crises:
    By about margins of 2 to 1, voters support "reductions in immigration and guest workers admissions" during the crisis.
  • By majorities of about 2 to 1, voters prioritize reducing overall immigration and strengthening immigration enforcement and border security, over increasing immigration, granting amnesty to illegal aliens, and decriminalizing illegal immigration.

Herman Legal Group Gives Back to Undocumented Essential Workers on the Frontlines of COID-19: $1,000 Essay Contest

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 1:00pm

Applicants must be an undocumented immigrant, which includes DACA recipients ("Dreamers"), and write an essay of at least 300 words, in any language, answering this question:

Key Points: 
  • Applicants must be an undocumented immigrant, which includes DACA recipients ("Dreamers"), and write an essay of at least 300 words, in any language, answering this question:
    Why the Essay Contest?
  • As immigration attorneys, the Herman Legal Group understands the moral and economic imperative to support undocumented immigrants, particularly those who are working to keep everyone safe and healthy.
  • Undocumented workers are often toiling in high-risk conditions of virus transmission, unprotected by any Personal Protection Equipment, and are getting sick.
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    The Herman Legal Group will publish the winning essay on its website and will keep the winner's identity confidential unless otherwise authorized by the winner.

Latino Community Foundation Applauds Gov. Newsom’s Announcement to Provide Relief to State’s Undocumented Immigrants

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 12:50am

Todays announcement demonstrates his willingness to protect all Californiansregardless of their immigration status, said Jacqueline Martinez Garcel, CEO of the Latino Community Foundation.

Key Points: 
  • Todays announcement demonstrates his willingness to protect all Californiansregardless of their immigration status, said Jacqueline Martinez Garcel, CEO of the Latino Community Foundation.
  • The state has committed $75 million, and philanthropic partners including the Latino Community Foundation are committed to raising $50 million.
  • With Newsoms announcement, California becomes the first state to offer direct disaster assistance to undocumented immigrants.
  • The Latino Community Foundation is on a mission to unleash the civic and economic power of Latinos in California.

The Georgian Immigration Enforcement Training Video Unit has successfully recorded its 4000th arrest

Friday, January 3, 2020 - 2:50pm

The Georgian Immigration Enforcement Training Video Unit has successfully recorded its 4000th arrest.

Key Points: 
  • The Georgian Immigration Enforcement Training Video Unit has successfully recorded its 4000th arrest.
  • It is an organisational unit formed for the purposes of creating observational video documentation of tactical procedural immigration enforcement operations.
  • The Immigration Enforcement Training Video Unit focuses on the work of Georgian enforcement bodies and authoritative personnel with primary emphasis on the activities of those working to decrease the number of illegal immigrants entering the country.
  • In accordance with policy advancements in Georgia the Georgian Immigration Enforcement Training Video Unit (GIETVU) was formed in order to help develop and disseminate best practice and increase operational results.

In March 2020 Guatemala will host the debate about the Central American Economic Integration

Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 12:00am

Central America is one of the most violent regions on the planet, with the worst social indicators in the continent, institutional weaknesses, insufficient economic growth, source of illegal immigration and drug trafficking.

Key Points: 
  • Central America is one of the most violent regions on the planet, with the worst social indicators in the continent, institutional weaknesses, insufficient economic growth, source of illegal immigration and drug trafficking.
  • With these indicators and projections, the Central American countries will always be poor.
  • We expect that the distinguished world leaders that attend our Fifth Citizen Convention will propose a two-part solution: economic growth via the Economic Integration of Central America and the strengthening of its democratic institutions.
  • The annual Citizen Convention is the most important activity of Fundacin Libertad y Desarrollo attended by thousands of people.

Apparently Washington is Never Too Divided to Capitulate to the Demands of Big Ag, Says FAIR

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 11:20pm

"Granting amnesty to illegal aliens is always a bad idea, and merely attracts more illegal immigration," stated Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR).

Key Points: 
  • "Granting amnesty to illegal aliens is always a bad idea, and merely attracts more illegal immigration," stated Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR).
  • Far from modernizing our agricultural workforce, the legislation ensures that the American agricultural industry will remain mired in the 17th century.
  • With over 2 million members and supporters nationwide, FAIR fights for immigration policies that serve national interests, not special interests.
  • FAIR believes that immigration reform must enhance national security, improve the economy, protect jobs, preserve our environment, and establish a rule of law that is recognized and enforced.

EVENT: Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants: What would it cost?

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 6:39pm

The second report estimates the cost of providing illegal immigrants full access to public health benefits.

Key Points: 
  • The second report estimates the cost of providing illegal immigrants full access to public health benefits.
  • At the panel discussion, commentary will be provided by Christopher Pope, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.
  • He will present his new report, "How Much Would It Cost to Provide Health Insurance toIllegal Immigrants?"
  • Jason Richwine Ph.D. is an independent public policy analyst based in Washington, D.C., and a contributing writer at National Review.