Many people come to the United States in search of work; however, getting into the country for work reasons isn't ultimately as simple as crossing the border.
Amid the heated discussion in this election cycle about the need to tightly restrict immigration, a recent news item in The Hill, a political oriented website, points out that all six of the 2016 American Nobel laureates announced to date are immigrants.
A U.S. District Court ruled last week that the owners of a French Bakery in Beverly Hills and Torrance, California, must pay more than $15 million in damages for exploiting 11 Filipino workers. The case is an important reminder that protections provided by U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) allow immigrant workers who are victims of human trafficking to fight back while seeking to remain in the United States.