Foreign Students Boost US Economy

In November 2012, NAFSA, Association of International Educators, published a report, “The Economic Benefits of International Students to the U.S. Economy: Academic Year 2011-2012”. According to the report, international students and their dependents contributed approximately $21.81 billion to the U.S. [...]

By | 2012-12-04T02:02:56+00:00 December 4th, 2012|Immigration|0 Comments

Maryland Voters Approve Dream Act Law

On November 6, 2012, a Maryland law that grants an in-state tuition discount to undocumented college students won voter approval in a referendum that set a precedent in the national debate over illegal immigration. By Wednesday morning, Question [...]

By | 2012-11-08T01:59:36+00:00 November 8th, 2012|Immigration|0 Comments

Immigrants Play Key Role in Virginia Economy

In October 2012, The Commonwealth Institute of Virginia released a new report titled “Critical Assets: The State of Immigrants in Virginia’s Economy”. The study finds that immigrants in Virginia are well educated, more prosperous than their counterparts nationally, [...]

By | 2012-10-26T01:59:31+00:00 October 26th, 2012|Immigration|0 Comments

Asylum Clock

Many asylum applicants have experienced problems with the so-called “asylum clock”. The asylum clock is a clock that measures the 150 days after an applicant files for asylum before the applicant can apply for an employment authorization document (EAD, also [...]

By | 2018-04-03T00:37:21+00:00 September 9th, 2012|asylum, Immigration|0 Comments