Category: Glossary

Which country is the most populous in the world?

With nearly half of the world’s population concentrated in the United States, a number of questions come up about the country’s overall population.Which country has the largest number of people?What is the median age of the population?And how does each country rank in terms of its size?To find out,...

How to be a good citizen in Texas

The best way to be successful in the eyes of immigration judges is to be smart and compassionate, says a new book about immigration law.And that’s a topic the authors of The Great Gilded Age of Immigration are tackling with a new immigration law review.As we’ve written before, immigration...

DHS: DHS to close more than 3,500 immigration facilities by 2020

DHS plans to close the majority of its 3,000 immigration detention facilities by the end of 2020, the agency said Wednesday.The number of detention facilities is expected to drop to 3,200 by 2020, a significant reduction from the roughly 2,500 facilities at the height of the immigration crisis in...

Trump calls on Senate to act on ice immigration bill

President Donald Trump called on Senate Democrats on Wednesday to pass a bill to address the ice immigration crisis that has affected his own administration.Interested in Immigration?Add Immigration as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Immigration news, video, and analysis from ABC News.Interested on Immigration?Sign...

Why Is The United States Still Deporting Nearly Half Its Population?

After a long and storied history of immigration, it is not surprising that the United States continues to deport a large number of its citizens.But as immigration reformers seek to address the root causes of this crime wave, one question remains unanswered: Why do so many Americans still commit...

What to expect in Trump’s first address as president – Politics Weekly

The Republican nominee is scheduled to deliver a lengthy speech Tuesday at his first inaugural ball, but his speech will be limited to three key issues, including immigration and national security, the White House announced Tuesday.Trump will address his supporters at the Washington Monument on the first full day...

Which countries will receive more asylum seekers from next year?

The government says it is ready to accommodate up to 2.3 million asylum seekers this year as it attempts to stem the flow of asylum seekers coming to Europe.But the figure, a government document released on Tuesday, does not include people fleeing the conflict in Syria and other conflicts.The...

What is immigration?

The US has more immigrants than any other country, but the government doesn’t know how many people are living in its borders.In fact, it doesn’t even have a precise number of people living in each of the country’s 22 million square miles.In a new report, the Migration Policy Institute...