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Economic Opportunity, Immigration to the USA »

[19 Nov 2009 | 12 Comments | ]

Janet Napolitano is President Obama’s “point person” for Immigration Reform. As the US Department of Homeland Security Secretary and a past governor of the State of Arizona, she is well versed in immigration issues. While she is an advocate of immigration reform and national security, she does not bode fools well. She is famous for her statement “You show me a 50 foot wall and I will show you a 51 foot ladder.”
On November 13, 2009 she met with John Podesta, President of the Center …

Immigration to the USA, The Face of America »

[5 Sep 2009 | 25 Comments | ]

Home of the Free and the Brave
Persons who seek asylum from the USA based on fear of persecution in their home country must file for asylum within one year of arrival in the USA.  Persons who have been granted status as Refugees and Asylees have one year from entry to the USA to apply for permanent residence in the USA.  Why are asylees and refugees permitted to adjust to U.S. lawful permanent resident status?  Shouldn’t they have to return to their home country once country conditions have changed?
The United States …

Economic Opportunity, Global Creativity, Immigration to the USA »

[12 Jul 2009 | 11 Comments | ]

It has been suggested by a student at the CUNY School of Professional Studies that the numbers of visas available to foreigners should be based on the historic productivity and contribution to the USA by immigrants of the individual’s nation. He proposed that a greater number of visas should be allocated to countries that have produced immigrants who have significantly contributed more to the progress of this country. As examples, he noted the contribution of Mexican immigrants to agriculture, Philippine immigrants to nursing and health care, and Indian immigrants to engineering and telecommunications.He posited that it is not fair that countries that have not produced a significant number of immigrants who have helped shape America should have the same number of visa available as the rest of the world. He proposed that countries ought to be extended visas based on a weighted evaluation of how immigrants from those countries have contributed to the greatness of the USA. Do you agree? Click above to read more and comment…

Earning Money in a Global World, Economic Opportunity, Immigration to the USA »

[11 Jun 2009 | Comments Off on No Opportunity-No Money to Start: The Stories Begin | ]

If you missed the introduction to how Miguel from Mexico, Fuhrat from Iraq and Hanna from Bulgaria were able to access global economic opportunity and create prosperity for themselves and their families with no opportunity-no money to start, go to the FULL STORY under the opportunities page above. Here is the continuation…

Economic Opportunity, Immigration to the USA »

[9 Jun 2009 | 4 Comments | ]

Are you eligible to apply to the Diversity Visa Lottery for a US Green Card that will allow you to become a permanent resident of the United States? Each year the US State Department’s national Visa Center oversees the Diversity Lottery to bring immigrants to the USA. Applying to the Diversity Lottery is Free. But not everyone is eligible to participate.
These are the requirements:

Only persons from certain countries are eligible. 50,000 visas are issued each year under the diversity Lottery to people who come from countries that have …

Earning Money in a Global World, Economic Opportunity, Immigration to the USA »

[6 May 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

Throughout the world people hope to win the “Green Card Lottery.”  Officially known as the “Diversity Visa Lottery Program,” the lottery offers a chance for a new life in the United States.
The lottery randomly selects 50,000 potential immigrants who come from countries that have low rates of immigration to the United States, and offers them a chance to apply for a Green Card which will allow them permanent residence in the USA, along with their spouse and unmarried children under the age of 21 .  The visas are not available …