Tagged: immigration

the risks of child marriage

Loopholes in U.S. Immigration Law Allow Child Marriage

The U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (the “Committee”) released a Majority Staff Report today detailing the use of child marriages to obtain immigration visas for fiancés or spouses. This report, titled “How the U.S. Immigration System Encourages Child Marriages,” explains that loopholes in the Immigration and Nationality...

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...