Expert discusses what COVID-19 means for immigration

The COVID-19 pandemic has begun to have profound effects on immigration to the United States. We asked Valeria Gomez, a teaching fellow with the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic at the UConn School of Law to explain what is ...

Some immigrants perceive legal status as a pathway to deportation

For some Latin American immigrants living in Dallas, Texas, holding a legal status—like a green card—does not stop them from fearing deportation. If anything, it can make some more fearful of deportation because they ...

Immigrants who naturalize outearn their peers

The moment when an immigrant becomes a citizen of his adopted country looks remarkably similar in ceremonies around the world: a hand raised, an oath taken, a flag waved, and a celebration with family and friends. But the ...

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Immigration

Immigration (derived from Latin: migratio) is the act of foreigners passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence. Immigration is made for many reasons, including economic, political, family re-unification, natural disaster, poverty or the wish to change one's surroundings voluntarily.

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