Comprehensive Immigration Reform

This is a series of updates related to immigration reform issues affecting Georgians with particular recognition of the potential impact from federal legislation now being considered in Congress.

thumbnailUpdates on Comprehensive Immigration Reform:

  • Comprehensive Immigration Report No. 187

    Naturalization Applications Increase.  U.S. Customs and Immigration Service (USCIS) reports that it has received an unprecedented number of naturalization applications in the last 12 months, totaling more than 971,000 in FY 2016 (compared with 738,000 in FY 2015).  The agency’s … [Read More ]

  • Comprehensive Immigration Report No. 186

    Why Support Extension of Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for Haitians in the United State? Political and religious leaders continue to ask the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to extend temporary protective status (TPS) for Haitians who have fled to the … [Read More ]

  • Comprehensive Immigration Report No. 185

    City of Clarkston Announces Limited Cooperation with ICE. The City of Clarkston, GA has announced a policy of not arresting or detaining anyone based on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) requests called “detainers” or “administrative immigration warrants.” Click here … [Read More ]

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