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.
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.
The immigration bill introduced by the bipartisan Senate “Gang of 8” will actually reduce the number of people entering the country each year.
Providing legal status and citizenship to the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in our country would trigger a significant boost to the U.S. economy over the next 10 years.
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.
U.S. history provides both shining examples and stark warnings as we debate over whether to grant citizenship to this country’s 11 million undocumented immigrants.
There is no place for “us-versus-them” talk in African Americans' conversations about immigration reform.
Throughout our nation’s history, Congress has used the law to exclude groups of people from full U.S. citizenship. We shouldn’t allow it to make that mistake again with our nation’s undocumented immigrants.
People of faith can add a unique perspective to the fight for immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship.
Despite outlandish claims from immigration reform opponents, immigrants provide a net benefit to the American economy.
President Obama’s administrative actions have significantly improved the lives of gay and transgender immigrants—including the lives of those hundreds of thousands who remain undocumented. To fully level the playing field, Congress must now pass immigration reform that creates a road map to citizenship for our nation’s undocumented immigrants.
The president, Democrats and Republicans in Congress, and the American people are all pushing for comprehensive immigration reform. Now is the time to pass it.
More than permanent legal status, providing a path to citizenship would bolster the U.S. economy and society.
Recent immigration policy changes highlight the need for legislative reform.