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5 Major Immigration Laws that the House Passed in an Election Year

ImmigrationMost of the major immigration laws in the past three decades have passed in an election year. There is still plenty of time this year for the House to act and pass immigration reform.

By Philip E. Wolgin | Thursday, January 9, 2014

Notes from the Fast for Families Tent

Fast for FamiliesThe Fast for Families tent, and the depth of commitment of those fasting, has become a source of power for the immigration reform movement, and proof positive that reform will prevail.

By Angela Maria Kelley | Thursday, December 12, 2013

Infographic: Not Difficult Enough?

The Senate's 13-year path to citizenship requires immigrants to clear many hurdles. Don't let the House add more.

By the CAP Immigration Team | Monday, December 9, 2013

Dignity Denied: LGBT Immigrants in U.S. Immigration Detention

FOIA request book_alt2 icon Report Reforms to our immigration system must include protections for LGBT immigrants, who are particularly vulnerable to abuse and mistreatment.

By Sharita Gruberg | Monday, November 25, 2013

Infographic: Who Does the House GOP Stand With?

A majority of the American public, business, faith, and organized labor support immigration reform, in contrast to the House GOP leadership.

By the CAP Immigration Team | Thursday, November 14, 2013

Immigration Reform and the LGBT Community

A new CAP infographic details how the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act would help LGBT immigrants.

By Sharita Gruberg | Tuesday, November 12, 2013

People of Color in Virginia Voted in Support of a Progressive Agenda

The rising coalition of people of color propelled Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe to victory.

By Vanessa Cárdenas and Jamal Hagler | Friday, November 8, 2013

New Americans in Our Nation’s Military

U.S. military citizenship ceremony article icon Issue Brief In light of Veterans Day, this issue brief looks at how immigrants have historically played—and continue to play—a key role in U.S. military readiness.

By Catherine N. Barry | Friday, November 8, 2013

Who Would the SAFE Act Endanger?

The SAFE Act, an extreme enforcement-only immigration bill, would make criminals not just of undocumented immigrants and those who have violated the terms of their immigrant visa but also of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents who might interact with undocumented immigrants in their day-to-day activities.

By Ann Garcia | Monday, October 28, 2013

The Role of People of Color in the Future Workforce

Latina womanBy 2030, people of color will play a much more significant role in the American workforce.

By Angeline Vuong | Friday, October 25, 2013

Infographic: What Makes Our Economy Grow?

This infographic compares the impacts of sequestration and immigration reform on economic growth.

By the CAP Immigration Team | Thursday, October 10, 2013

The California TRUST Act: Take 2

California Gov. Jerry BrownThe TRUST Act is smart legislation that makes public safety the touchstone for setting limits on state collaboration with federal immigration authorities.

By Marshall Fitz | Friday, October 4, 2013

Our Future Labor Force: Will Our Supply Meet Our Demand?

ImmigrationWe need a sensible immigration system to ensure that America’s supply of workers continues to match its demand.

By Angeline Vuong | Friday, October 4, 2013

Undocumented No More

Undocumented immigrants filling out DACA application forms at Navy Pier in Chicago book_alt2 icon Report This analysis of the first year of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program examines its implementation; which groups have had the most success with the program; and the role that community-based organizations, new and traditional media, and the political context of individual states play in DACA implementation and outreach.

By Tom K. Wong, Angela S. García, Marisa Abrajano, David FitzGerald, Karthick Ramakrishnan, and Sally Le | Friday, September 20, 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