Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Business Leaders Highlight Economic Contributions of Immigrants

            The U.S. Chamber of Commerce  in conjunction with the Partnership for a New American Economy, Business Roundtable and other leaders from the agricultural and manufacturing industry gathered on Wednesday to launch a ‘National Day of Action’ for immigration reform. During the roundtable discussion, leaders from diverse sectors underscored the fiscal […]

Mexico’s Growing Economy Paves the Way for New Realities

          Mexico’s growing economic impact is changing the relationship between the U.S. and the Latin American country, as was made evident during President Obama’s visit to the region last week. Mexico had an economic growth of 3.9% last year and it is expected to continue rising this upcoming year.  The growing […]

US Supreme Court Rules in favor of Arizona Immigration Law

Several news outlets are reporting that the U.S. Supreme Court has sided with Arizona over a tough immigration law that cracks down on undocumented workers and their employers. The 5-3 split decision would allow Arizona to require employers to use the federal E-Verify system to check the immigration status of workers and also gives the […]

Florida’s Anti-Immigration Law Receives Cold Response

The wave to replicate Arizona’s controversial anti-immigrant bills that helped shape the political victories of several Republican candidates including Florida’s Governor Rick Scott, is biting into a sharp dose of reality in his home state.            Writing in the Sun Sentinel last week, columnist Aaron Deslatte recalls one of Scott’s tough-on-immigration campaign ads: “Rick Scott backs […]