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NEW AMERICAN ECONOMY STATEMENT ON IMMIGRATION LEGISLATION IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NEW YORK - “The House is failing to meet the moment on immigration,” said John Feinblatt, President of New American Economy. “Despite...

DEMAND FOR BILINGUAL JOBS IN ARKANSAS NEARLY DOUBLED IN FIVE YEARS, NEW STUDY SHOWS

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Today, New American Economy joins Arkansas business leaders and education advocates to support the creation of a...

 
 
 

KMEG: ONE SIOUXLAND RECEIVED A BIG GRANT FROM A LOCAL EMPLOYER

One Siouxland is a non-profit group that helps local immigrants is getting a big boost from an area employer. Tyson Foods which employs...

KTIV: TYSON FOODS AND ONE SIOUXLAND TEAM UP TO BUILD A STRONGER SIOUXLAND

Tyson Foods and One Siouxland are teaming up to support newcomers in Siouxland. The partnership will help newcomers to the community...

 
 
 

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL: REPORT: IMMIGRATION FUELS METRO SIOUX CITY'S RECENT POPULATION GROWTH

Foreign-born newcomers accounted for more than 75 percent of metro Sioux City's population growth between 2010 and 2015, a new report...

IMMIGRANTS IN SIOUXLAND CONTRIBUTE MILLIONS TO REGIONAL GDP AND PLAY AN INTEGRAL ROLE IN THE LOCAL WORKFORCE

SIOUX CITY, IA - Immigrants in Iowa's Plymouth and Woodbury counties contributed $522.2 million to GDP and held $137.7 million in spending...

 
 
 

FOREIGN-BORN RESIDENTS CONTRIBUTED OVER $564 MILLION TO WARREN COUNTY'S GDP IN 2016

BOWLING GREEN, KY - Immigrants in Warren County contributed $564.3 million to the county's GDP in 2016 and paid $43 million in federal...

VIETNAMESE IMMIGRANT WANTS TO HELP HER COMMUNITY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

Like so many Vietnamese people, Joanne Nguyen has lived a life shaped by American foreign policy. When she was born, in 1966, U.S....

 
 
 

IMMIGRANT AND COMMUNITY LEADER FROM MEXICO GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY THAT RAISED HER

Balbina Valadez has been working with nonprofits since she graduated from high school, providing information on healthcare services,...

IMMIGRANT FROM SOMALIA STARTS HIS OWN BUSINESS WHILE WORKING SHIFTS AT TYSON

Mohamed Warsame began at Tyson's Dakota City plant as a meat cutter, but, lacking knife skills, was soon assigned to pack and lift...

 
 
 

NAE STATEMENT ON DHS RECESSION OF THE IMMIGRANT ENTREPRENEUR RULE

Following the Trump Administration's decision to revoke the Immigrant Entrepreneur Rule, New American Economy President John Feinblatt...

MICHIGAN GRADUATES FIRST CLASS OF SEAL OF BILITERACY RECIPIENTS AS TOP STATE EMPLOYERS SEEK BILINGUAL TALENT

LANSING, MI - Today, New American Economy joins Michigan business leaders and educators to congratulate the state's first class of...

 
 
 

BOSNIAN REFUGEE HELPS START NATIONAL TRUCKING COMPANY FROM SCRATCH

Amira Zukic came to America with close to nothing, but after learning English and working hard, she and her husband now run one of...

NAE STATEMENT ON DHS RECESSION OF THE IMMIGRANT ENTREPRENEUR RULE

Following the Trump Administration's decision to revoke the Immigrant Entrepreneur Rule, New American Economy President John Feinblatt...

 
 
 

IMMIGRANT ENTREPRENEUR FROM MEXICO PAYS IT FORWARD IN URBANA, IL

Mauricio Salinas grew up poor in Puebla, Mexico. In 1986, as a 19-year-old fresh out of high school, he came to the United States looking...

70-YEAR-OLD VIETNAM NATIVE HELPS HUNDREDS OF NEW ARRIVALS START THEIR LIVES IN AMERICA

Vietnamese native Anh Ha Ho attended high school in France and later worked as an assistant in her husband's medical office in Vietnam....

 
 
 

DACA ENABLES ASPIRING ESL TEACHER FROM EL SALVADOR TO SERVE HER COMMUNITY

At seven, Kenia Lopez came to Harrisonburg from El Salvador-and met her father for the first time. He had left before Lopez was born...

STATE & LOCAL POLICY MANAGER

New American Economy is seeking a State & Local Policy Manager to assist in research, communications, and project management of State...

 
 
 
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Burger King says sorry for Russian World Cup pregnancy ad

Burger King says sorry for Russian World Cup pregnancy ad

Burger King says it's sorry for offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant from World Cup players. Read more ...

Phillies fan injured after Phanatic shoots hot dog into stands

Phillies fan injured after Phanatic shoots hot dog into stands

It's been said that there's no crying in baseball. But you can probably cry “Ouch!” if you've been hit in the face by a flying hot dog. That's what happened to a Pennsylvania... Read more ...

When The White House Can't Be Believed

When The White House Can't Be Believed

President Trump's order changing policy on separating children from their parents at the border may dampen the outrage factor. But NPR's David Folkenflik says the disbelief... Read more ...

Trump Signs Off On Plan To End His Family Separation Policy

Trump Signs Off On Plan To End His Family Separation Policy

The president's action came after he tweeted Wednesday morning that he was “working on something” to “pass good immigration legislation.” Read more ...

​American Airlines asks that migrant children separated from parents not be...

​American Airlines asks that migrant children separated from parents not be on its flights

American Airlines is asking the Trump administration not to put any of the migrant children who have been separated from their parents on its flights. Read more ...

Hundreds of pro-immgirants protesters rally at the Statehouse

Hundreds of pro-immgirants protesters rally at the Statehouse

President Trump has signed an executive order stopping family separation at the southwest border as many, including in Boston, call for change to immigration policy. Read more ...

Commercial airlines ask that migrant children separated from parents not be...

Commercial airlines ask that migrant children separated from parents not be on its flights

Several airlines are asking the Trump administration not to put any of the migrant children who have been separated from their parents on its flights. Read more ...

The Kate Spade brand is donating $1 million to mental health organizations

The Kate Spade brand is donating $1 million to mental health organizations

The Kate Spade brand announced on Wednesday that it would donate $1 million to mental-health awareness to honor its late founder. Kate Spade was found dead by suicide in her... Read more ...

Young immigrants detained at juvenile detention center allege abuses

Young immigrants detained at juvenile detention center allege abuses

WASHINGTON - Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at a juvenile detention center in Virginia say they were beaten while handcuffed and locked up for long periods in... Read more ...

George and Amal Clooney are donating $100,000 to help migrant children

George and Amal Clooney are donating $100,000 to help migrant children

“We can't change this administration's policy, but we can help defend the victims of it.” Read more ...