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The Surge of Unaccompanied Children from Central America

A young migrant girl waits for a freight train to depart on her way to the U.S. border, in Ixtepec, Mexico. article icon Issue Brief The humanitarian situation on the U.S. southern border, created by a dramatic increase in children fleeing violence and poverty in their home countries, demands a range of sustainable interventions across northern Central America, as well as increased international assistance.

By Dan Restrepo and Ann Garcia | Thursday, July 24, 2014

Making Sense of the Senate and House’s Visions of Immigration Reform

article icon Issue Brief As 2013 comes to an end, we examine how House Republicans’ piecemeal approach stacks up against the Senate’s broad immigration reform bill passed in June.

By Ann Garcia | Monday, December 9, 2013

10 datos de la inmigración hoy en día

La población inmigrante de los EE.UU ha crecido considerablemente en los últimos 50 años. En el 2011, habían 40,4 millones de individuos nacidos en el extranjero viviendo en los EE.UU, mientras que la población inmigrante en 1960 era 9,7 millones. Analizado por estatus migratorio, la población nacida en el extranjero en el 2012 estaba compuesta […]

By Ann Garcia | Monday, October 28, 2013

Who Would the SAFE Act Endanger?

The SAFE Act, an extreme enforcement-only immigration bill, would make criminals not just of undocumented immigrants and those who have violated the terms of their immigrant visa but also of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents who might interact with undocumented immigrants in their day-to-day activities.

By Ann Garcia | Monday, October 28, 2013

Infographic: An End to Diversity?

The current immigration reform bill that is up for debate in the Senate would eliminate the diversity-visa program—a move that would have a disproportionate effect on migration from Africa.

By Ann Garcia | Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Las 10 Principales Maneras en que el Proyecto de Ley de Reforma Inmigratoria del Senado Reparará Nuestro Sistema Quebrado

Rally for CitizenshipDurante los últimos meses, cuatro Demócratas del Senado—Chuck Schumer (NY), Dick Durbin (IL), Bob Menendez (NJ) y Michael Bennet (CO)—han trabajado con cuatro Republicanos del Senado—John McCain (AZ), Lindsay Graham (SC), Marco Rubio (FL) y Jeff Flake (AZ)—con el fin de elaborar una propuesta para reparar el fallido sistema de inmigración de nuestra nación. El […]

By Marshall Fitz, Ann Garcia, and Philip E. Wolgin | Thursday, April 25, 2013

Top 10 Ways the Senate’s Immigration Reform Bill Will Fix Our Broken System

Rally for CitizenshipThe bipartisan Senate compromise embraces competing political imperatives while advancing smart solutions that will put 11 million undocumented immigrants on the road to citizenship.

By Marshall Fitz, Ann Garcia, and Philip E. Wolgin | Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Unequal Pay Day for Immigrant Women

bars icon Charts Numbers show that immigrant women are disproportionally impacted by unequal pay.

By Ann Garcia and Patrick Oakford | Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Immigration Is Changing the Political Landscape in Key States

Rally article icon Issue Brief Supporting real immigration reform that contains a pathway to citizenship for our nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants is the only way to maintain electoral strength in the future.

By Philip E. Wolgin and Ann Garcia | Monday, April 8, 2013

The Facts on Immigration Today

article icon Issue Brief Everything you need to know about our foreign-born population, their impact on the economy, current immigration policy, and the voting power of new Americans.

By Ann Garcia | Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Video: LGBT and Undocumented

play_alt icon Video There are more than a quarter million immigrants in the United States today that are both LGBT and undocumented. These are some of their stories.

By Andrew Satter, Lauren Santa Cruz, Ann Garcia, and Crosby Burns | Tuesday, April 2, 2013

10 Hechos que se necesita saber sobre las mujeres inmigrantes (2013)

Las mujeres inmigrantes están a la vanguardia de la defensa para actualizar el sistema de inmigración en nuestra nación y también desempeñan un papel importante en nuestra sociedad y economía. Con demasiada frecuencia, sin embargo, las representaciones de inmigrantes en los medios son usualmente de un hombre hispano. En realidad, en los Estados Unidos las […]

By Ann Garcia and Samanta Franchim | Thursday, March 14, 2013

INFOGRÁFICA: LGBT indocumentados: Datos y números

By Crosby Burns and Ann Garcia | Friday, March 8, 2013

Living in Dual Shadows

Dual shadows book_alt2 icon Report Because LGBT undocumented people find themselves at the intersection of two already marginalized groups—the LGBT population and the undocumented population—they are among society’s most vulnerable individuals.

By Crosby Burns, Ann Garcia, and Philip E. Wolgin | Friday, March 8, 2013

Infographic: The LGBT Undocumented: By the Numbers

Of the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States today, hundreds of thousands identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT.

By Crosby Burns and Ann Garcia | Friday, March 8, 2013