Issue Brief The failure to deal realistically with our nation’s undocumented population is not only economically self-defeating but also creates roadblocks to honest discussions and meaningful solutions on other important issues.
In the wake of Tuesday’s election, here are five main things elected officials need to keep in mind about voters and immigration reform.
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.
Today’s faith leaders are calling upon the nation to enact comprehensive immigration reform that reflects our nation’s core values of treasuring human dignity, honoring family, and caring for our neighbor.
Passing the DREAM Act is the right thing to do morally and especially in terms of the current and future economy.
Passing the federal DREAM Act would significantly improve the economic outlook for states across the nation.
Passing the federal DREAM Act would add a total of $329 billion to the American economy by 2030.
State-by-state analysis demonstrates how 2.1 million undocumented youth would add $329 billion to our economy and result in 1.4 million new jobs.
Report Passage of the DREAM Act would improve the American economy and contribute to the economic recovery and our future economic stability.
Report Raúl Hinojosa-Ojeda examines the effects of mass deportation and legalization of undocumented immigrants in seven states.
Report Raúl Hinojosa-Ojeda examines the effects of mass deportation and legalization of Arizona's undocumented immigrant population.
Report Raúl Hinojosa-Ojeda examines the effects of mass deportation and legalization of Florida's undocumented immigrant population.