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US Immigration will not be discussed at summit

17:49 23/03/2005
Immigration to the US will not be officially discussed at a meeting of North American leaders despite earlier plans, the Washington Times reports. US President George Bush, Mexican President Vincente...

US - USCIS makes 20,000 H-1B Visas available

13:32 09/03/2005
In a press release dated March 8, 2005, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) stated that the additional 20,000 H-1B petitions, created under the Omnibus Appropriations Act,...

US - USCIS yet to implement New H-1B Legislation

16:27 04/03/2005
In a press release dated March 4, 2005, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) advised US Employers not to file petitions for individuals that would be eligible for the new H-...

Immigrants making up bigger share of US population

9:08 24/02/2005
The foreign-born population of the US has continued to rise in spite of tougher US immigration controls since the 2001 terrorist attacks, reports United Press International. Accordingto US Census...

US immigrants are now more highly educated

12:18 22/02/2005
The education levels of immigrants to the US are higher this decade than in the late 1990s, the newspaper USA Today reports. According to US Census Bureau data released on February 21, of the 3.4...

Immigration could save US Social Security System

17:24 17/02/2005
Immigration could help to solve the funding difficulties that America's strained social security system is likely to face in future, the website reports. A report released on February...