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How Citizenship Helps the Economy

A new CAP infographic details how immigration reform would contribute to the economy.

By the CAP Immigration Team | Tuesday, March 11, 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

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

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Top 5 Reasons Why Immigration Reform Means More Tax Revenues

Immigration reform would lead to significant increases in the country’s tax revenues.

By Patrick Oakford | Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Infographic: The Lost City

Two million undocumented immigrants have been deported since 2009. That's the size of four major cities combined.

By the CAP Immigration Team | Thursday, April 3, 2014

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How the Prison Rape Elimination Act Helps LGBT Immigrants in Detention

article icon Issue Brief New U.S. Department of Homeland Security standards under the Prison Rape Elimination Act are a significant first step to protect LGBT immigrants from sexual abuse in detention.

By Sharita Gruberg | Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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Understanding Immigration Federalism in the United States

book_alt2 icon Report Over the past few years, the pendulum of state action on immigration has swung from punitive laws to positive laws that seek to integrate immigrants and mitigate the harsh effects of enforcement.

By Karthick Ramakrishnan and Pratheepan Gulasekaram | Monday, March 24, 2014

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Arizona, Immigration, and LGBT Rights: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Given Arizona’s passage of the anti-immigrant S.B. 1070 in 2010 and the subsequent, significant backlash it faced, Gov. Jan Brewer’s recent veto of S.B. 1062 may indicate that the state is moving in a positive direction on LGBT and immigrant rights.

By Laura E. Durso, Angela Maria Kelley, and Philip E. Wolgin | Monday, March 10, 2014

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Immigration Polling Roundup: Americans of All Political Stripes Want Congress to Pass Immigration Reform

Five recent polls illustrate Americans’ broad support for immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million undocumented immigrants.

By Philip E. Wolgin and Evelyn Galvan | Tuesday, March 4, 2014

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How Will Immigration Reform Impact the Medicare Trust Fund?

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

immigration equality protest

Building a More Perfect Union

LGBT immigrants need both the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and immigration reform.

By Sharita Gruberg and Sarah McBride | Thursday, February 6, 2014

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