Tag Archives: Immigration

Washington Post Article Asks if Facebook History Can be Used in Dream Applications

Its a question that underlines how our views of evidence are going to change with our views of privacy.  Link here. To qualify, Cabrera-Matute must prove that he has lived in the United States since graduating last year from Friendly … Continue reading

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“Own the Dream” is on the Ball with Screenng Tool for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

This is wonderfully prompt. Own the Dream has a simple online tool up to help people figure out their eligibility for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (this link is to the US Govt). The tool walks users through … Continue reading

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Innovation Ideas Based on SJI Priority Investment Areas

A few days ago I blogged on the excellent new State Justice Institute Priority Investment Areas, which now guides much of SJI’s grantmaking. Today I am going to make some suggestions for innovative possible projects in each of those areas, … Continue reading

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SJI Announces Priority Areas

Important news for innovation.  SJI has just (yesterday) announced their new priority areas.  I think most us will be both pleased and impressed.  Here is the list, now on their website, as well as in E-SJINews. Priority Investment Areas On … Continue reading

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Immigration and the Detained

There’s new attention to immigation issues, including a remarkable change in policy on deportation priorities.  See NYT. The Obama administration announced Thursday that it would suspend deportation proceedings against many illegal immigrants who pose no threat to national security or … Continue reading

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Migration Policy Institute Data on Foreign Born as Planning Tool

The Migration Policy Institute has a nice tool to get quick data (2009 ACS data) on foreign-born in the US, state by state. You click on a state, and then get basic information, together with links on topics such as … Continue reading

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