Center for Immigration Studies report: 15% of US population is now foreign-born

The total foreign-born population in the US, legal and illegal, was 49.5 million in October 2023 — a record 4.5 million increase since President Joe Biden took office in 2021, a study by Washington-based think tank Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) found. At 15 per cent, the immigrant or foreign-born share of the US population is also the highest ever recorded in American history, CIS said, citing an October 2023 survey by the Census Bureau.

FIIDS delegates advocate fair immigration policies, congressional resolution on religious phobia

Indian American delegates from all over the United States gathered at Capitol Hill for the Capitol Hill Advocacy Day organized by the Foundation of India and Indian Diaspora Studies (FIIDS) on April 27. The purpose of this event was to raise awareness about policy matters and engage in discussions with more than 75 House representatives and their staff. The delegates aimed to provide a voice for the 4.5 million Indian Americans who contribute to various fields but lack sufficient influence on policy matters.

Biden announces stringent measures, major crackdowns on illegal immigration

Amidst growing concerns over illegal immigrants risking all to get into the US and close on the heels of an incident at the US-Mexico border where Brijkumar Yadav from Gujarat fell to his death while trying to scale the “Trump Wall” to enter illegally into America, his wife too was injured in the incident, the US government announced new measures to crack down on illegal immigration.