Category: General Immigration

  1. New Census Data Signals Struggling Population Growth in Pennsylvania

    According to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Pennsylvania struggled to maintain its population over the last year, while other parts of the country experienced strong population growth. Some people suggest that muted immigration growth is a primary factor driving this population decline. Census Data Reflects Changing Population Landscape Census data reflects that more than 73% of counties in the United States experienced a natural population READ MORE READ MORE

  2. Black Immigrant Population in U.S. Booms; Spurs Growth in Philadelphia Region

    The growth of immigrant populations in the United States shows no signs of slowing anytime soon, particularly among Black immigrants. According to a recent study, one in ten Black people in the United States are immigrants, and the data indicates this number is only expected to grow.  Growth of Black Immigrants in the United States According to a recent Pew Research Center analysis of data from the READ MORE READ MORE

  3. Pennsylvania Lawmakers Propose New State Office to Support Immigrants

    A group of Pennsylvania lawmakers recently proposed legislation to establish the Office of New Pennsylvanians, which aims to attract, retain, and embrace immigrants in Pennsylvania. As Pennsylvania continues to suffer lagging population growth, the proposal highlights the critical need to welcome immigrants and support their transition to the Commonwealth. Population Growth Lagging in Pennsylvania Despite being the fifth-largest state in the country, Pennsylvania has experienced slower population READ MORE READ MORE

  4. Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Pandemic Relief for NJ’s Immigrants; Afghan Refugees Leave Central Jersey Military Base for Permanent Housing; Democrats Urge Biden to Review Treatment of Immigrants at U.S./Mexico Border

    New Jersey Immigrant Relief Fund Ending The Excluded New Jerseyans fund, which maintains funds for undocumented immigrants who were initially excluded from receiving unemployment or stimulus checks during the COVID-19 pandemic, has finally started methodically distributing relief to thousands of people. The state has received almost 22,000 applications and has approved payment of over $9 million in federal money to over 4,000 households.  However, just as the READ MORE READ MORE

  5. A New Normal: The Reality of Vaccine Passports

    In the last two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the world to quickly adapt to a new way of life. From face masks to social distancing, the pandemic has undoubtedly changed the way we live. To ensure the safety of travelers, some governments and organizations are now implementing digital vaccine passports. What is a Vaccine Passport? A vaccine passport is some sort of documentation that proves READ MORE READ MORE