Tag: Government

  1. How Immigration Could Affect Your Grocery Bill

    Today, the United States is home to the largest immigrant population in the world. While much immigration-related debate centers on social issues, immigration’s economic effects are clear-cut it increases potential economic output by increasing the size of the labor force. While inflation fears grip the U.S., the war in Ukraine has caused skyrocketing costs for farmers here. The price of agricultural chemicals such as fertilizers and pesticides has risen 50% over the READ MORE READ MORE

  2. Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Expulsion Policy Faces Political Heat; ICE Arrests Fall Under Biden; Chamber of Commerce Supports Increase in Immigration

    Democrats Urge President to End Expulsion Policy Congressional Democrats are pressuring President Biden to end the use of a policy by which immigrants stopped at the U.S. southern border can be quickly sent back to Mexico or their home countries without being allowed to request asylum at the time they are apprehended by Border Patrol Officers. The Biden administration has said the policy, which was utilized frequently READ MORE READ MORE

  3. Utilizing CHIP Coverage to Expand Healthcare for Noncitizens

    According to a recent report by Manatt Health, released in January 2022, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (“CHIP”) can be utilized by policymakers to extend prenatal health coverage to noncitizens and their children in the United States. Advocates argue that expanding access to health coverage for noncitizens will improve health outcomes for vulnerable populations. Disparities in Health Coverage Despite ongoing efforts to expand access to health coverage READ MORE READ MORE

  4. Biden Administration Announces Immigration Policies to Attract STEM Graduates

    The Biden administration recently announced neNew policies have been designed to attract international graduates who specialize in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (“STEM”) to study in the United States. By adjusting immigration provisions for these students, the Biden administration hopes to boost innovation in c