Episode 117

Published on:

20th Aug 2021

Undocumented Immigrants: A Few Statistics

here are a lot of misconceptions about undocumented immigrants living in the United States.

Dispelling these false beliefs is important if sensible and comprehensive immigration reform is ever to be achieved.

For instance:

According to recent studies by the Pew Research Center, the number of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. has dropped over the past decade.

Even though undocumented immigrant workers make up a large share of some occupations, U.S. born workers are the majority in all fields of employment.

Recommended Links For More Information:

Immigrant Families: Why Citizen Spouses Are The Key To Reform

How To Understand Visa Preference Categories: Green Cards From Abroad

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The Immigration Mastermind
The Immigration Mastermind is a podcast for immigrants and their families that shares tips, insights, and tidbits to help guide the quest for permanent residence and citizenship in the United States. The podcast strives to build knowledge, while dispelling myths in short bite-sized, easy-to-understand snippets of pull-no-punches information.

Designed for both immigrant families who have already started the immigration process and those just starting to think about their journey, the Immigration Mastermind provides a mix of expert tips about legal rules, insights about breaking news, and tidbits to help immigrants and their families to keep their chin up, even when the road to success seems to be a never-ending road.

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Carlos Batara

Carlos Batara is an immigration lawyer, author, educator, public speaker, and online talk show host. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he has cared for, protected, and guided immigrants from over 100 countries on their journeys to the United States. His goal is to help at least one family from every nation in the world before he calls it quits.

With family roots from Mexico, Spain, and the Philippines, as well as Native American, Greek, and Turkish ancestry, he brings a broad multicultural background to the practice of immigration law.

Combined with knowledge gained from advanced studies in international relations and constitutional politics, Carlos is always willing to speak his mind openly on immigration issues.