Asian lawmakers fear changes to visas would keep families apart

Bogardus, Kevin; Lillis, Mike
April 2013
Hill;4/26/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 49, p11
The article reports that Asian-American lawmakers and advocates are afraid of the changes to family-sponsored visas in the immigration bill of the U.S., which could keep immigrant families apart.


Related Articles

  • Family based immigration: A Mirage in the Desert. Yamamoto, Rachel // Facts & Findings;Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p18 

    The article discusses the complexities of family-based immigration in the U.S. The enactment of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) is highlighted which restricts the relationships that qualify for a family petition. Expectations that the immigration reform bill would minimize the flaws in...

  • FAMILY UNITY REVISITED: DIVORCE, SEPARATION, AND DEATH IN IMMIGRATION LAW. Antognini, Albertina // South Carolina Law Review;Autumn2014, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p1 

    Families are integral to immigration law and policy, and family-based immigration accounts for the majority of legal entry into the United States. Legislative, judicial, and scholarly discussions that address immigration law's family-based categories rely nearly exclusively on the principle of...

  • Senate Expected to OK Bill Tightening Foreign-Student Tracking. Lane, Kristina // Community College Week;2/4/2003, Vol. 14 Issue 13, p3 

    Presents information on the Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act of 2001, expected to overhaul the system that monitors international students in the U.S. Co-sponsors of the bill; Requirements for schools to report to the Immigration and Naturalization Service; Role of the State...

  • Legislative Background.  // Congressional Digest;May96, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p143 

    Reflects on the legislation enacted by Congress addressing illegal immigration. Reference to the Immigration Reform and Control Act; Recommendations by Jordan Commission; Assessment of United States immigration policy; Information on occurrences in the Senate and House in 1995; Details of...

  • Immigration bill moves forward. Domel, Jessica // Texas Agriculture Magazine;6/7/2013, Vol. 28 Issue 20, p12 

    The article informs that the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington D.C approved the U.S. border security, economic opportunity and immigration modernization act for the immigration reform in the country.

  • Activists disappointed with immigration bill. WORLEY, SAMUEL // Windy City Times;12/23/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p5 

    The article examines the disappointment expressed by immigrant rights and LGBT activists over Representative Luis Guttierez's failure to integrate the key provisions they sought in the immigration reform bill he introduced to the U.S. Congress.

  • Lawmakers crafting immigration reform legislation. Domel, Jessica // Texas Agriculture Magazine;7/5/2013, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p14 

    The article offers information on an immigration reform bill that is crafted by lawmakers in Washington, D.C. for the nation's immigration system.

  • Landmark immigration bill clears key Senate hurdle.  // Moderate Voice;5/21/2013, p5 

    The article informs that U.S. Senate has given bipartisan approval to a bill, which would offer citizenship to millions,and states that this is a major breakthrough to the U.S. immigration system.

  • GOP senators float amendment to stop Arizona immigration lawsuit. Fabian, Jordan // Hill;7/15/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 82, p8 

    The article reports on the announcement by U.S. Republican Senators Jim DeMint and David Vitter about their attempt to amend the legislation to prevent the administration of President Barack Obama from using Arizona over its immigration law.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics