Official notice from USCIS about “Public Charge” Implementation is online here.

IINE full statement on proposed “Public Charge” Rule can be read here.

OpEd: The Third Narrative about Immigrants: Why We Need Them As Much As They Need Us

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore.” For some, the words of poet Emma Lazarus, which have adorned the Statue of Liberty for over 100 years, are a call to help those who are suffering. For others, like Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the poem conjures fear that those who come to our shores, […]

New American Economy: Lowell Report

New Americans in Lowell is a report by New American Economy that examines the fiscal importance of refugees and immigrants in that city. The report found immigrants living in Lowell were responsible for almost 90 percent of the area’s population growth between 2012 and 2017.[…]