Despite outlandish claims from immigration reform opponents, immigrants provide a net benefit to the American economy.
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program continues to successfully bring thousands of aspiring Americans out of the shadows and it's only picking up steam.
Los Servicios de Ciudadanía e Inmigración del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional de los EE.UU. han dado a conocer recientemente una segunda ronda de datos sobre la Política de Acción Diferida para las Personas Que Llegaron en su Niñez. Desde que se inició su aplicación a mediados de agosto, se han aceptado cerca de 180.000 solicitudes […]
In the two months since President Obama’s deferred-action plan started, more than 4,500 eligible youth have received a two-year reprieve from deportation and a work permit, giving them a shot at the American Dream.
Passing the DREAM Act would lead to a cascade of economic gains for all Americans.
Patrick Oakford is a Research Associate in the Economic Policy department. His research focuses on issues relating to U.S. immigration policy and the labor force. Patrick holds an M.Sc. in migration studies from the University of Oxford and a B.S. in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University. Prior to joining American Progress, Patrick spent […]