Obama Suspends Deportation of Eligible Young Undocumented Immigrants*

June 18, 2012

This past Friday, President Obama announced a new federal policy that will ease enforcement of immigration laws and allow an unprecedented number of undocumented immigrants to apply for work permits. The change in policy is estimated to affect as many as 800,000 immigrants nationwide, and just under 40,000 undocumented immigrants in North Carolina. Taking effect…

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German Government Makes it Easier for Highly Qualified Foreigners to Immigrate

April 3, 2012

According to the Financial Times Deutschland, the ruling Union and Free Democratic coalition in Germany is planning on making it much easier for highly qualified foreigners to immigrate. The minimum salary for immigrants is being lowered from 66,000 Euros to 44,800 Euros. For professionals in high-demand, such as doctors, engineers, and computer scientists, the minimum…

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