Since ancient Babylon 4,000 years ago, civilizations worldwide have celebrated the start of every year with New Year’s festivities. Historians believe that the Babylonians celebrated the New Year in late March with the beginning of the spring season. Today, most New Year’s celebrations begin on December 31, the last day of the Gregorian calendar. Common… Read More

Technology-based companies in the United States have continuously relied upon highly-skilled noncitizens to fill key technical roles. For example, among the most popular employers for H-1B visas, tech giants like Amazon, Microsoft, Apple, and Meta, increased their employee count during the COVID-19 pandemic as consumers spent more time online. However, despite the expectation for continued… Read More

In March of 2021, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas stated that the US was on pace “to encounter more individuals on the southwest border than we have in the last 20 years.” The detentions and arrests of undocumented immigrants in 2021 along the southern US border reached an all-time high of 1.9 million, with… Read More