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Top 5 Reasons Why Immigration Reform Means More Tax Revenues

immigration, taxesImmigration 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

Understanding Immigration Federalism in the United States

bill signing 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

How Citizenship Helps the Economy

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

By the CAP Immigration Team | Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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

Citizenship oathFive 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

How Will Immigration Reform Impact the Medicare Trust Fund?

Immigration activists 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

Building a More Perfect Union

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

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

The Economic Case for a Clear, Quick Pathway to Citizenship

Immigration book_alt2 icon Report Evidence from economic studies in Europe and North America illustrates that countries can maximize the economic gains from immigration with a shorter and clear pathway to citizenship for immigrants.

By Pieter Bevelander and Don J. DeVoretz | Monday, January 27, 2014

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

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

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

The Cost of Inaction on Immigration Reform

cursor icon Interactive It has been months since the Senate passed immigration reform. Each day the House delays immigration reform, millions of dollars are lost in tax revenues.

By the CAP Immigration Team | Thursday, November 7, 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 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