Nation Of Immigrators

Nation Of Immigrators

A public policy blog on America's dysfunctional immigration system

Monthly Archives: February 2007

More Raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Posted in General

Last week, federal officials conducted a series of pre-dawn raids, rounding up 195 illegal immigrants at restaurants in 17 states and the District of Columbia. The raid came as part of an action against a nationwide cleaning contractor, Rosenbaum-Cunningham International Inc. The company contracts with restaurant chains and other hospitality venues, including ESPN Zone and the House of Blues. This … Continue Reading

Creating a Legacy or Succumbing to the Pharisees: Bush’s Choice on Immigration Reform

Posted in Immigration Reform

President Bush’s favorite pastime, clearing away the brush and deadwood that abound on his Crawford ranch, is well known. When it comes to promoting immigration reform, however, the president seems more at home lecturing from the bully pulpit than rolling up his sleeves and eliminating the tumbleweed and desiccated limbs placed as a barrier to reform by members of his … Continue Reading

USCIS Proposes Large Fee Increases

Posted in General Immigration

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has proposed large filing fee increases for many immigration-related forms. In addition to raising fees, the rule proposes to merge the fees for certain applications so applicants will pay a single fee rather than paying several fees for related services. There is a 60-day comment period on the proposed rule, and the increases are … Continue Reading