The Facts on Immigration Today
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.
A Way Forward on Child Refugees
The president can accelerate the process for screening unaccompanied children who are fleeing violence, without sacrificing fairness or due process and without changing existing law.
Report The children of immigrants are a critical—but often overlooked—demographic who care deeply about how both parties act on immigration, and will be influential in shaping the future of American politics.
The Surge of Unaccompanied Children from Central America
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.
Top 5 Reasons Why Administrative Action on Immigration Would Benefit American Workers
Administrative action that temporarily protects undocumented immigrants from deportation would benefit all American workers.
Statistical Analysis Shows that Violence, Not Deferred Action, Is Behind the Surge of Unaccompanied Children Crossing the Border
Based on a statistical analysis of unaccompanied children arrivals data, border security statistics, and violence levels in Central America, it is clear that violence in countries such as Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador—rather than deferred action or lax U.S. border enforcement—is driving the increase in unaccompanied children.
The Surprises of a Changing Nation
As the nation’s demographics continue to shift, Americans living in homogenous regions may be shocked as the racial and ethnic makeups of their communities change.
5 Things You Need to Know About Unaccompanied Children
Unaccompanied children are arriving in the United States at an unprecedented rate as they flee violence in Central America. While the government is increasing its capacity to deal with this humanitarian crisis, more needs to be done to ensure the safety and security of these children.
The Latino Electorate by Immigrant Generation
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.
LGBT Undocumented Immigrants Face an Increased Risk of Hate Violence
A national study found that people living at the intersection of LGBT and undocumented immigrant communities face an increased risk of hate violence.
House Republicans Have Nothing to Fear from Supporting Immigration Reform
The May 6th primary election in North Carolina illustrates that House Republicans have little to fear from passing immigration reform, while voters across the country are calling for candidates with pro-immigration reform policies.