HEAVY HAND OF THE STATE
- Immigrants and welfare programmes: exploring the interactions between immigrant characteristics, immigrant welfare dependence, and welfare policy. Barrett, Alan; McCarthy, Yvonne // Oxford Review of Economic Policy;Autumn2008, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p542
The primary purpose of this paper is to provide a review of the papers within the economics literature that have examined the questions of immigrant welfare use and the responsiveness of immigrants to the incentives created by welfare systems. While our focus is largely on papers looking at the...
- Gatekeepers to skills. Pereira, Paul // Finance Week;02/02/2001, p18
Examines legislation efforts in South Africa that would allow the hiring of skilled foreigners. Features of an immigration policy proposed by the Home Affairs; Other government agencies which are involved in making policies for hiring foreigners; Remarks by cabinet ministers on foreign hiring.
- Alabama's new KKK are its lawmakers going after the undocumented. Persaud, Felicia // New York Amsterdam News;7/21/2011, Vol. 102 Issue 29, p14
The article presents information related to the House Bill 56 that makes hiring, harboring or transporting undocumented immigrants illegal in Alabama.
- Year of the death of immigration reform. Persaud, Felicia // New York Amsterdam News;1/6/2011, Vol. 102 Issue 1, p14
The article presents the author's views regarding the uncertain condition of several immigrant and foreign workers in the U.S. after the implementation of the immigration reform.
- Is Restriction a Labor Handicap to Industry? Con. // Congressional Digest;Jul/Aug23, Vol. 2 Issue 10/11, p309
The article focuses on whether a restriction on the immigration of labor in the U.S. be a handicap to industries. The statement has been made that there is a shortage of manual labor and that the shortage is intended to be filled by an increase in immigration. It is also contended that this...
- Homeland security tightens immigration law. Kropf, Annemarie // Business Journal (Central New York);5/16/2003, Vol. 17 Issue 20, p9
Reports on the business-immigration law in the U.S. Government agencies involved in recruiting foreign workers; Visa categories; Enhancement of homeland security.
- Tightened immigration law could hurt business. Mooney, Barbara // Crain's Cleveland Business;7/10/95, Vol. 16 Issue 28, p3
Reports that Northeast Ohio employers that rely on foreign workers for key jobs may find those slots tougher to fill if some of the more restrictive immigration proposals are passed in Congress. Definition of skill-based immigrant; Reasons for the enactment of strict immigration laws.
- IMMIGRANTS WITHOUT IMMIGRATION. Kirschten, Dick // National Journal;2/10/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p430
Discusses several issues concerning the guest-worker program, a plan proposed by United States (U.S.) Senator Phil Gramm to address the illegal employment of Mexican unskilled laborers in the U.S. Aim of Gramm's plan; Information on the U.S. abuse-fraught bracero program; Criticism of Gramm's plan.
- Immigration law may prove costly. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);11/27/98, Vol. 45 Issue 48, p9C
Reports that the employee immigration law that increased the annual cap of foreign professionals annually allowed into the United States will cost employers an additional $500 for each application.