NumbersUSA Education & Research Foundation - For Lower Immigration Levels

09/25/2017 08:50 AM
Growth in Florida Drives Mounting Challenges, Risks
  by  Rob Harding

The Miami Herald raised an important question regarding Florida's high rates of population growth and development, taking a reflective look at the state's recent evacuation experience as a result of Hurricane Irma.

09/22/2017 09:54 AM
iOS and Google Play Apps to Retire Early
  by  Joshua Turcotte

Ahoy from the engineering staff here at NumbersUSA. An untimely mismatch of circumstances, personnel transitions, and technological advancement have created a scenario where our iOS and Google Play applications no longer sync well with content provided by the site and will soon be retired.

09/20/2017 02:31 PM
Challenges to H-1B Applications Increased by 45% from Last Year

Reuters reported that data provided by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) shows that between Jan.1 and Aug. 31 of this year, USCIS issued 85,000 challenges or “requests for evidence” (RFEs) to H-1B petitions. This is a 45% increase compared to the same period last year which only issued around 59,000 RFEs.

09/20/2017 01:42 PM
Rep. Tancredo to Pope Francis: Accept My Nation's Right to Protect and Defend Itself
  by  Eric Ruark

Former Congressman Tom Tancredo penned an open letter to Pope Francis this week, urging the Pontiff to concentrate on the generosity of the American people, who welcome in more immigrants than any other nation, and to defend the right of Americans to implement immigration laws beneficial to the common good of the citizenry.

09/20/2017 10:46 AM
Trump Admin. Approved Over 100,000 DACA Applications in 3rd Quarter of FY17

A new U.S.  Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) report shows that between April 1 and June 31, 102,568 DACA applications were approved. This is a slight decrease from the second quarter when 124,799 applications were approved.

09/20/2017 09:26 AM
USCIS Ends H-2B Application Process Short of Expanded Cap

Despite demands from employers, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) stopped accepting applications for H-2B low-skilled guest worker visas on Sept. 15. Congress authorized DHS to issue approximately 70,000 additional H-2B visas above the annual cap of 66,000 earlier this year. At the time, Sec. Kelly announced that he would issue only 15,000, but USCIS had only received 13,534 applications as of Sept. 15.

09/19/2017 12:59 PM
President Trump Pushes Strong Borders, Refugee Reform at UN

President Donald J. Trump spoke at the UN General Assembly for the first time today, and while he spoke on a great number of subjects, including North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons and the Iran nuclear deal, the president took time to speak in support of strong borders to control mass immigration and in support of housing refugees close to their countries of origin.

09/19/2017 10:12 AM
Sen. Cotton: Put American Workers First
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) discussed the RAISE Act and how it would benefit American workers during an appearance on Meet the Press on Sunday. The show's host, Chuck Todd, had asked Sen. Cotton about a potential trade of the DACA amnesty for border security, but Sen. Cotton instead steered the conversation to the impacts of mass immigration on American workers.
09/18/2017 11:15 AM
POLL: In a 'Trump state,' even past voters for Wisconsin Democratic Sen. Baldwin want significant cuts in immigration
  by  Roy Beck

Up for re-election next year, Democratic Senator Tammy Baldwin has to contend with an Wisconsin electorate that polling finds overwhelmingly wants immigration reduced -- just like President Trump who won the state's electoral votes last year.

09/15/2017 06:34 PM
Trump calls for ending Chain Migration
  by  Chris Chmielenski

Every political junkie in the country was trying to decode Pres. Trump's cryptic Tweet this morning on chain migration.