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Las Normas de Deportación Anunciadas por el Departamento de Seguridad Nacional son Propicias

Angela M. Kelley, Marshall Fitz, Philip E. Wolgin, y Ann Garcia analizan las ramificaciones legales y políticas del reciente anuncio de la administración Obama de priorizar la expulsión de criminales peligrosos en vez de miembros de familias, estudiantes o familias militares y otros de baja prioridad.

By Angela Maria Kelley, Marshall Fitz, Philip E. Wolgin, and Ann Garcia | Friday, September 2, 2011

DHS’s Announced Deportation Priorities Are Smart Policy

Angela M. Kelley, Marshall Fitz, Philip E. Wolgin, and Ann Garcia analyze the policy and political ramifications of the Obama administration’s recent announcement to prioritize removal of dangerous criminals rather than low-priority family members, students, or military families.

By Angela Maria Kelley, Marshall Fitz, Philip E. Wolgin, and Ann Garcia | Thursday, September 1, 2011

Qué Significan los Cambios en México Para la Política Inmigratoria de EE.UU

La población Mexicana está envejeciendo mientras su economía está creciendo, escribe Philip E. Wolgin y Ann Garcia. Estos cambios transformarán de manera significativa el número de futuros inmigrantes a EE.UU.

By Philip E. Wolgin and Ann Garcia | Tuesday, August 9, 2011

What Changes in Mexico Mean for U.S. Immigration Policy

Mexico’s population is aging while its economy is growing, write Philip E. Wolgin and Ann Garcia. These changes will significantly cut down on the number of future immigrants to America.

By Philip E. Wolgin and Ann Garcia | Monday, August 8, 2011

No More DREAMs Deferred

Folayemi Agbede and Ann Garcia profile brave young Africans who are going public despite their illegal status in support of legislation enabling them to remain in the country.

By Folayemi Agbede and Ann Garcia | Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Florida Shouldn’t Make Arizona’s Mistake

article icon Issue Brief A fact sheet from Ann Garcia and Sam Chatto looks at what Florida stands to lose economically if it passes a bill targeting immigrants.

By Ann Garcia and Sam Chatto | Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The “Border Security First” Argument: A Red Herring Undermining Real Security

article icon Issue Brief Marshall Fitz and Angela Kelley on why the “border security first” mantra is actually thwarting progress on border security.

By Marshall Fitz, Angela Maria Kelley, and Ann Garcia | Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The DREAM Act by the Numbers

The DREAM Act helps a discrete group of high-achieving youths get right with the law and become full-fledged Americans.

By Marshall Fitz and Ann Garcia | Friday, December 17, 2010

Birthright Citizenship Debate Is a Thinly Veiled Attack on Immigrant Mothers

Conservative attempts to deny birthright citizenship to children of some immigrants are sexist and racist, write Gebe Martinez, Ann Garcia, and Jessica Arons.

By Gebe Martinez, Ann Garcia, and Jessica Arons | Wednesday, August 18, 2010

El Debate por el Derecho Natural a la Ciudadanía Es un Ataque Mal Disimulado a las Madres Inmigrantes

Intentos de conservadores para negar el derecho natural a la ciudadanía de algunos inmigrantes son sexistas y racistas, escriben Gebe Martínez, Ann García y Jessica Arons.

By Gebe Martinez, Ann Garcia, and Jessica Arons | Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Fact Sheet: Setting the Record Straight on Border Crime

book_alt2 icon Report Ann Garcia examines crime rates along the southwest border and finds claims of a crime epidemic caused by undocumented immigrants are false.

By Ann Garcia | Monday, June 14, 2010

For You Were Aliens in the Land of Egypt

People of many faith traditions are pushing for comprehensive reform because it’s rooted in their spiritual beliefs, write Marta Cook and Ann Garcia.

By Marta Cook and Ann Garcia | Thursday, April 1, 2010

Letting Haitians Help Themselves

Granting Haitian nationals Temporary Protected Status would help Haiti's society and economy recover from the earthquake, write Ann Garcia and Angela Maria Kelley.

By Ann Garcia and Angela Maria Kelley | Friday, January 15, 2010

Ann Garcia

Ann Garcia is a Policy Analyst for the Immigration Policy team at American Progress. Ann earned her B.A. in international politics and economics from Middlebury College. She worked with immigrant and native communities in Vermont to help foster welcoming environments. A long time resident of Texas, Ann has worked in migrant shelters in northern Mexico. […]

Monday, July 20, 2009