Here is an article from the New Jersey Jewish News about the economics of immigration reform featuring Ryan Lilienthal and tying into Congressman Holt’s call for action on immigration http://njjewishnews.com/article/18426/immigration-advocates-push-reform-bill?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter#.UjCrINKsjTp
A new report from the Americas Society/Council of the Americas and Partnership for a New American Economy looks at how immigration helps revitalize communities across the United States through the creation or preservation of manufacturing jobs, the increase in housing wealth, and heightened civic engagement. The data show that immigrants play an outsize role in the preservation or creation […]
GOP congressman says he expects House to vote on immigration bill in October. Click here to see the MSNBC article.
NBC reports on the growing chorus of religious groups in support of immigration reform. Click here to see the article.
As reported by ImmigrationWorksUSA, business groups like FWD.us spearheaded by Mark Zuckerberg and the Partnership for a New American Economy lead by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, are organizing the push for immigration reform. Click here for more information.
Check out this article which reflects mounting evidence that immigration reform is good for New Jersey’s economy: Report sees tax benefits, jobs for N.J. from immigration reform
To underscore the broad, bipartisan support for comprehensive immigration reform see the article at this link to The Wall Street Journal – http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/07/30/businesses-gop-donors-press-for-immigration-overhaul.
The New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards honor first-generation immigrant business leaders helping local New Jersey communities thrive. Nominations are open until September 1, 2013. Ryan Stark Lilienthal, as Einstein’s Alley Immigration and Employment Task Force Chair, announced the award for innovation. For More information, see the NJ Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards website.
Here is a link to an article about the effort in Princeton to enhance public safety by ensuring that immigrants feel comfortable and confident in contacting the police, whether as victims or witnesses of crimes. http://www.trentonian.com/article/20130715/NEWS01/130719771/princeton-makes-immigrant-safety-a-top-priority#2
The U.S. State Department August 2013 Visa Bulletin shows that priority dates for permanent resident applicants based lawful permanent resident spouse and child sponsorship are current. Employment green card priority dates accelerate forward. Here is the August 2013 Visa Bulletin.