Month: August 2021

Coalition to vote against Senate immigration bill 2021

Posted November 10, 2021 16:12:17 Labor has vowed to defeat a Senate motion to pass the 2019 National Immigration Plan.The Coalition is also facing a backlash from the Coalition’s own backbench for the government’s proposed changes to the Migration Act, which would allow the deportation of people who have...

First Generation Immigrant and Second Generation Immigrants on the Rise

First generation immigrants are rising to become a new demographic in America, and the Pew Research Center is seeing a rise in the number of people who identify as part of the two categories.The number of first generation immigrants has grown from 17.7 percent in 2010 to 21.9 percent...

Which countries are the most immigration-friendly?

The United States is a relatively welcoming country, according to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center.The United States ranked third out of the 25 countries surveyed.Mexico, on the other hand, was the top destination for foreign nationals.The United Kingdom was in the middle.But in the US, where...

Here are some of the things that are happening in New Zealand

New Zealand immigration numbers are down slightly but the country is still experiencing some immigration and new arrivals.The number of people arriving in the country fell 0.2 per cent to 12,823 last year, down 0.1 per cent on 2016.The latest figures from Statistics New Zealand show New Zealand was...

How to tell if you’re a Chinese immigrant in the US

New York — The number of Chinese Americans who have immigrated to the United States has increased to nearly 3.5 million, with more than two-thirds of them born in China, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released Tuesday.The figures come amid heightened tensions between China and the United State...

How to stop coyotes on Texas highways

A Texas wildlife agency says it is taking steps to prevent coyotes from infiltrating its ranks and has installed metal detectors at several of its vehicles.“It’s the most dangerous thing I’ve ever seen,” said wildlife officer Mike Pascual, who has spent the last few months patrolling the state’s roads.“We’ve...

Obama calls Trump ‘unfit to serve’ as attorney general

HARRISBURG, Pa.— President Donald Trump on Monday called the U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down a federal law that requires employers to give federal employees overtime pay a “massive victory for workers” and vowed to continue pursuing the “rightful and appropriate” use of federal programs.Trump, who earlier in the...

NZ’s immigration rules ‘totally inadequate’, says CEO

New Zealand’s immigration laws are “totally inadequately enforced” and “unjustified” the chief executive of the NZ Immigration Council (NZIC), which administers the country’s immigration system, said on Wednesday. The NZIC’s chairman, Mike Gee, also warned that the Government was making mistakes with the introduction of the controversial new Immigration and...

Ken Cuccinelli says he’ll sign immigration reform bill as Senate votes

Sen. Ken Cucca, R-Va., said Tuesday he will sign the immigration reform legislation that passed the Senate with 51 votes on Monday night.But he said he was concerned about the timing.“I’m going to be signing it tonight, but it’s not until we get into January that we’re going to...