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.
During the August congressional recess, a number of LGBT organizations are organizing to support immigration reform.
Immigrants, and particularly their children, will play an important role in the future workforce as the Baby Boomers head into retirement.
Immigrants, and particularly their children—the second generation—will play a critical role in the economy, filling the workforce gaps created by the massive Baby Boomer retirements over the next two decades.
As the debate over immigration reform moves to the House of Representatives, immigration opponents are more marginalized than ever.
Now that the Supreme Court has ruled Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional, same-sex immigrant couples will have access to additional benefits.
Maintaining 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.
The last-gasp excuses that a small cadre of immigration reform opponents are using to try to garner support for their cause have been repeatedly proven false.
In a strong bipartisan vote, the Senate passed an historic overhaul of our nation’s immigration laws, putting unprecedented resources toward border security, creating an achievable path to citizenship, accelerating family reunification, and promoting economic growth.
The Supreme Court repealing Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act will help LGBT immigrants married to American citizens and lawful permanent residents, but more must be done for our immigrant community.
Comprehensive 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.
Together, immigrants and their children will account for 85 percent of the growth in the workforce over the next two decades.
Report With large numbers of jobs coming open in every sector of the economy and at all skill levels from now to 2030, immigrants and their children will be critical to the continued dynamism of the American workforce and economy.
Issue Brief Providing an earned pathway to legal status and citizenship for undocumented immigrants will improve the solvency of Social Security.
Curbing access to supports such as supplemental nutrition assistance and the earned income and child tax credits not only undermines economic security for millions of undocumented immigrants, but also denies potential economic gains to millions of Americans.