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Immigration
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President Donald Trump won an important victory in his efforts to restrict travel to the U.S. from six predominantly Muslim countries, even though he still can’t enforce it. more
Immigration is the topic of the day. more
The Massachusetts economy continues to perform well, given that total jobs, unemployment, wages and gross state product are close to or better than pre-recession levels. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has joined several other attorneys general in filing an amicus brief in the District Court for Hawaii supporting the state of Hawaii’s request for a temporary restraining order enjoining the enforcement of the revised executive order issued earlier this month. more
The U.S. would be nothing if not for immigrants. more
In Rhode Island, the median annual income of households led by a U.S.-born person is $61,213, compared with the $45,503 median annual income of households led by an immigrant, according to NerdWallet, a financial website. more
President Donald Trump signed an order restricting entry into the U.S. by people from six predominantly Muslim countries, reviving a signature initiative of his presidency that stalled in the face of court challenges, sparked global protests and prompted dissent by some of his advisers. more
President Donald Trump’s immigration stance has begun to discourage foreign visits to major U.S. cities, threatening to cost billions of dollars and thousands of jobs. more
Undocumented immigrants pay $31.2 million in state and local taxes in Rhode Island, according to a study released Friday by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank that works on state and federal tax policy issues. more
A new report released this week shows that Rhode Island is home to nearly 140,000 immigrants, and that they are mostly of working age and work in the manufacturing and software industries. more
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