Tagged: immigration

Strengthening Communities by Welcoming All Residents: A Federal Strategic Action Plan on Immigrant & Refugee Integration

On April 14, 2015, the Task Force on New Americans’ Strategic Plan was submitted to the President. In this plan, the Task Force depicts the vast amount of immigrants who are U.S. residents as well as the have come to the United States. This report also shines light to how...

Demographics of International Students in the U.S.

The diversity and quality of American educational institutions set the international standard. Among others, these two characteristics currently galvanize over 1.1 million foreign students to pursue studies at American colleges, private elementary/high schools, vocational schools, and other academic institutions. These students must possess student visas, which are monitored by the...

On the Homefront: 2014 – A Year in Review

In 2014, the Homeland Security Digital Library’s (HSDL) blog On the Homefront covered some of the year’s headline stories. From the Ebola Outbreak to the CIA Interrogation Report, On the Homefront documented many of the top stories of 2014 by highlighting new additions to the HSDL collection. Here are some...

CBP Border Security Report: Fiscal Year 2014

Last week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released its CBP Border Security Report for Fiscal Year 2014. This end of year statistical report provides the American public with, “…enforcement statistics from the DHS Office of Immigration Statistics, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Obama’s Immigration Plan: Deport Felons, not Families – Criminals, not Children

On November 20, 2014, President Obama stood before the Nation and spoke about the present and future plans regarding immigration (view video here). In his speech, President Obama announced how America’s borders will advance with, “[…] additional resources for our law enforcement personnel so that they can stem the flow...

President Obama’s Supplemental Funding Request for Immigration and Wildfires Incites Congressional Action

Immigration issues are reaching a boiling point in the Texas desert. Sparked by recent events, President Obama submitted a letter to Congress on July 8th titled, “Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Request to Address the Increase in Child and Adult Migration from Central America in the Rio Grande Valley Areas of the...