Coming into the country as an undocumented person is sometimes necessary because of a variety of reasons. Once you are here, trying to get a legal status can be very challenging. Republican House Speaker John Boehner says that while his party is close to forming an immigration reform plan, people shouldn’t expect a rapid vote on it. Immigrants in Arizona might like to know about the status of immigration reform in the country.
When someone who is from another country comes to the United States seeking asylum, the stories that they bring with them are often horrible. For one man in Tucson, dealing with seeing mother killed is only part of what he has to deal with. His story highlights the importance of asylum for people who are in places like Kenya and Somalia where refugee camps and violence are a part of daily life.
For immigrants, coming to the United States is sometimes done with the hope of prosperity. An increase in opportunities is said to be leading the growth of Hispanic immigrants coming into the country. A report written by Anna Brown and Mark Hugo Lopez of Pew Research Center says that the Hispanic population is becoming more evenly spread out across the country. Some of the 3,143 counties in the country are experiencing a decline, but 3,018 counties have had an increase in the Hispanic population.
Immigration reform has been a hot topic among many in recent years, including among the clergy. Recently, a group of Catholic leaders converged upon the Arizona-Mexico border near Nogales to push for immigration overhaul; an issue they say is not political or economic, but moral.
Today, operations for nearly every business in the U.S. involves computer processes of some kind. Companies need internal computer applications to operate efficiently. And to thrive in today’s world, many also need a Web presence in order to connect with potential clients. To make all of these things happen — and ensure they function properly — companies need coders.
Asylum can be granted to immigrants residing in the United States and facing removal. It can be granted on the basis that an individual or family fears persecution upon the return to their home country. In the case of one family from Germany, this was exactly the reason that the family of eight sought asylum when they were faced with deportation.
The stereotypical image of the nuclear American family is just that, a stereotype. In reality, American families are extremely unique, extremely diverse. Residents with a non-citizen spouse, child or parent must obtain a green card for this individual before they can legally join them in the United States.