Applications for citizenship have steadily increased in recent decades, and Asian-Americans have the highest naturalization rates in the United States, according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Thirty-five percent — or 261,374 of the 730,259 new Americans in 2015 — were Asian-American. Legal permanent residents, or green card holders, from India, Philippines and China were among…

Seventeen universities filed legal papers Monday against a Trump administration travel ban on immigrants from seven Muslim-majority nations, calling it “serious and chilling” to international education. The filing says the executive order threatens schools’ “continuing ability to attract these individuals and thus meet their goals of educating tomorrow’s leaders from around the world.” An amicus brief is…