Nation Of Immigrators

Nation Of Immigrators

A public policy blog on America's dysfunctional immigration system

Monthly Archives: December 2004

Third Letter to USCIS Ombudsman

Posted in Letters to USCIS Ombudsman
Hon. Prakash Khatri Ombudsman Office of the Ombudsman U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services Department of Homeland Security Washington, DC 20528 Re: End the Government’s Immigration Bias against America’s Small Businesses Dear Mr. Khatri: This is the third in a series of open letters outlining suggested changes in the practices of United States Citizenship & Immigration … Continue Reading

Immigration – The New Kryptonite

Posted in General Immigration
The list grows longer – Bernard Kerik, Zoe Baird, Kimba Wood, Linda Chavez – all were felled in their political ascendancy by the revelation that a household employee or member lacked valid immigration papers. Just as Superman learned that the base metal, lead, could protect him from Kryptonite’s debilitating rays, politicians must recognize that immigration … Continue Reading

U.S. Immigration Authorities Frown on Smiling

Posted in General Immigration
As if people of the world today don’t have enough concerns to keep them from smiling, the U.S. State Department has issued new guidelines (www.travel.state.gov/passport/pptphotos/composition_checklist.html) discouraging smiling in photographs for American travel documents. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”), a unit of the Department of Homeland Security, has also adopted the new requirements for … Continue Reading