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Refugees and Asylees: 2009 Annual Flow Report
Published: Apr 28, 2010
The Office of Immigration Statistics Annual Flow Report provides information on the number of persons admitted to the United States as refugees or granted asylum in the United States in 2009.
Some of the highlights from the report:
A total of 74,602 persons were admitted to the United States as
refugees during 2009.
The leading countries of nationality
Report: The consequences of losing a lawful immigrant parent to deportation
Published: Apr 27, 2010
A new report issued by a collaboration of the law schools UC Berkeley
and UC Davis addresses the impact of the deportation of a lawful
permanent resident parent on their United States citizen child. The
report is entitled: In the Child’s Best Interest? The consequences of losing a lawful immigrant parent to deportation, and examines data
DHS Report: 2009 LPR stats
Published: Apr 14, 2010
"In 2009, a total of 1,130,818 persons became LPRs of the United States. The majority of new LPRs (59 percent) already lived in the United States when they were granted lawful permanent residence. Nearly two-thirds were granted permanent resident status based on a family relationship with a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States. The
USCIS Continues to Accept FY 2011 H-1B Petitions
Published: Apr 13, 2010
WASHINGTON - U.S. Citizenship and
Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced it continues to accept H-1B
nonimmigrant petitions subject to the Fiscal Year 2011 (FY 2011) cap.
USCIS will monitor the number of petitions received for both the 65,000
general cap and the 20,000 U.S. master’s degree or higher educational
USCIS has received
What Happens to Children When a Parent is Deported?
Published: Apr 12, 2010
"First Focus, a bipartisan
children's advocacy group in Washington, put
out a report this month showing that when an immigrant parent is
detained or deported, his or her children often end up in the child
welfare system." ~Mary Ann