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Beneficios Fiscales de Acciones Administrativas Sobre la Inmigración

Chef en la cocinaUn programa de acción diferida que permite a los inmigrantes indocumentados que han vivido en los EE.UU. por lo menos cinco años a presentar una solicitud para un permiso laboral temporal aumentaría las ganancias de impuestos sobre la nómina en unos $6,08 mil millones en tan solo el primer año, y aumentaría las ganancias en un $44,96 mil millones a lo largo de cinco años.

By Patrick Oakford | Thursday, September 4, 2014

Administrative Action on Immigration Reform

kitchen book_alt2 icon Report A deferred action program that includes temporary work permits would lead to significant increases in payroll tax revenues.

By Patrick Oakford | Thursday, September 4, 2014

Top 5 Reasons Why Administrative Action on Immigration Would Benefit American Workers

obama texasAdministrative action that temporarily protects undocumented immigrants from deportation would benefit all American workers.

By Patrick Oakford and Marshall Fitz | Thursday, July 10, 2014

The Latino Electorate by Immigrant Generation

Immigration reform article icon Issue Brief Second-generation immigrants are the driving force behind the growth of the Latino electorate. As immigrants and their children make up a larger share of this electorate, immigration reform will become an even more pressing policy issue for the Latino electorate.

By Patrick Oakford | Thursday, June 12, 2014

Las 5 razones principales por las que la reforma inmigratoria significa más ingresos fiscales

La reforma inmigratoria llevaría a un aumento significativo en los ingresos fiscales del país. A medida que millones de estadounidenses presentan sus impuestos, es importante recordar que nuestro sistema de inmigración quebrantado disminuye posibles ingresos fiscales. Las siguientes son las 5 principales razones del porque la reforma inmigratoria aumentaría los ingresos fiscales:

By Patrick Oakford | Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Top 5 Reasons Why Immigration Reform Means More Tax Revenues

immigration, taxesImmigration reform would lead to significant increases in the country’s tax revenues.

By Patrick Oakford | Tuesday, April 15, 2014

How Will Immigration Reform Impact the Medicare Trust Fund?

Immigration activists article icon Issue Brief Immigration reform that provides legal status and earned citizenship to undocumented immigrants would extend the solvency of the Medicare trust fund by four years and provide a net contribution to the trust fund for the next three decades.

By Patrick Oakford and Robert Lynch | Thursday, February 27, 2014

El alto precio de no tener una reforma inmigratoria

Hay una hecho sobre el debate de la reforma inmigratoria que no se puede negar, ni antes del cierre de gobierno, ni durante, ni ahora y aun cuando el Congreso regrese a las discusiones sobre el tema: Mantener el estatus quo no está libre de costos. Cada día que el Congreso falla en aprobar una […]

By Marshall Fitz, Patrick Oakford, and Karina Marquez | Monday, October 28, 2013

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Will Benefit American Workers

Immigration rally article icon Issue Brief The Senate immigration reform bill would repair our nation’s broken immigration system, which undermines immigrants’ employment rights and subsequently harms American workers.

By Adriana Kugler and Patrick Oakford | Thursday, September 12, 2013

Immigration Helps American Workers’ Wages and Job Opportunities

Common-sense immigration reform such as S. 744, which was passed by the Senate in June, will lead to higher wages and better job opportunities for all American workers.

By Adriana Kugler and Patrick Oakford | Thursday, August 29, 2013

Porqué la legalización y la ciudadanía serían beneficiales para todos los estadounidenses

Immigration rallyAprobar la reforma inmigratoria podría impulsar a la economía para todos los estadounidenses y no sólo ayudar a los inmigrantes, sino también a los estadounidenses nativos y ciudadanos naturalizados.

By Patrick Oakford, Marshall Fitz, Philip E. Wolgin, and Karina Marquez | Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The Price of Inaction on Immigration Reform Is Too High

Immigration reformMaintaining the immigration status quo costs all Americans money in lost growth and revenue that will come from legalization and citizenship—and we can’t afford it.

By Marshall Fitz and Patrick Oakford | Friday, July 12, 2013

The 6 Key Takeaways from the CBO Cost Estimate of S. 744

Immigration reformComprehensive immigration reform will be a boon to our economy, and the tax contributions of immigrants will more than pay for any additional costs that arise from this reform.

By Robert Lynch and Patrick Oakford | Friday, June 21, 2013

Improving Lives, Strengthening Finances: The Benefits of Immigration Reform to Social Security

Immigration rally article icon Issue Brief Providing an earned pathway to legal status and citizenship for undocumented immigrants will improve the solvency of Social Security.

By Adriana Kugler, Robert Lynch, and Patrick Oakford | Friday, June 14, 2013

National and State-by-State Economic Benefits of Immigration Reform

Immigration article icon Issue Brief Granting undocumented immigrants legal status and a road map to citizenship would have economic benefits for individual states and the nation as a whole.

By Robert Lynch and Patrick Oakford | Friday, May 17, 2013