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Un plan para abordar la situación de los refugiados Centroamericanos a corto plazo

Unaccompanied children board bus.En un corto plazo, los Estados Unidos debe de proteger a asilos de Centroamérica

by Philip E. Wolgin | Thursday, May 5, 2016

A Short-Term Plan to Address the Central American Refugee Situation

Unaccompanied children board bus. book_alt2 icon Report In the short term, the United States must protect Central American asylum seekers.

by Philip E. Wolgin | Thursday, May 5, 2016

Why We Must Protect Central American Mothers and Children Fleeing Violence

play_alt icon Video Until appropriate procedural safeguards can be put in place, the Obama administration should halt the raids and ensure due process for Central American refugees.

by Tom Jawetz, Philip E. Wolgin, Andrew Satter, Kulsum Ebrahim | Friday, February 5, 2016

Ensuring Due Process Protections for Central American Refugees

child looks through fenceAll asylum seekers must be informed of their rights, have access to counsel, and not be rushed to deportation before making their full case for protection.

by Philip E. Wolgin | Monday, February 1, 2016

The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 Turns 50

Lyndon JohnsonThe Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 helped to turn the United States into a more multicultural society. Fifty years later, the law provides important lessons for advancing immigration reform.

by Philip E. Wolgin | Friday, October 16, 2015

¿Cuánto costaría deportar a los 11,3 millones de inmigrantes indocumentados?

centro de detenciónA lo mínimo, la deportación masiva le costaría $114 mil millones a la nación – y con el tiempo podría costar mucho más

by Philip E. Wolgin | Tuesday, August 18, 2015

What Would It Cost to Deport 11.3 Million Unauthorized Immigrants?

detention centerAt a minimum, mass deportation would cost the nation $114 billion—and potentially far more over time.

by Philip E. Wolgin | Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Resultados de encuesta nacional de los destinatarios de DACA demuestra el impacto del programa

immigration naturalization oathEncuesta nacional demuestra que los destinatarios de DACA están consiguiendo mejores trabajos, ganando sueldos más altos y están recibiendo más educación.

by Tom K. Wong, Kelly K. Richter, Ignacia Rodriguez, Philip E. Wolgin | Thursday, July 16, 2015

Results from a Nationwide Survey of DACA Recipients Illustrate the Program’s Impact

immigration naturalization oathA nationwide survey shows that DACA recipients are getting better jobs, earning more money, and acquiring more higher education.

by Tom K. Wong, Kelly K. Richter, Ignacia Rodriguez, Philip E. Wolgin | Thursday, July 9, 2015

2 Years Later, Immigrants Are Still Waiting on Immigration Reform

young immigrant flagHad it been implemented, the bipartisan immigration reform bill passed by the Senate in 2013 would have kept families together and significantly boosted the American economy.

by Philip E. Wolgin | Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Top 10 Facts You Need to Know About Immigrants Today

naturalization ceremonyIn honor of Immigrant Heritage Month, here are the top facts about the demographics, voting power, and economic effect of immigrants in the United States.

by Sanam Malik and Philip E. Wolgin | Wednesday, June 10, 2015

What Would It Cost to Deport All 5 Million Beneficiaries of Executive Action on Immigration?

immigrant mom and daughter bars icon Charts Attempting to deport all 5 million people who would benefit from the president’s November 20, 2014, directives on immigration would cost more than $50 billion.

by Philip E. Wolgin | Monday, February 23, 2015

5 Facts You Need to Know About Legal Challenges to Executive Action on Immigration

ObamaRecent lawsuits that challenge executive action on immigration are unlikely to proceed. They miss the legal rationale for the action and ignore the large economic benefits it could bring.

by Silva Mathema and Philip E. Wolgin | Friday, December 19, 2014

The Economic and Fiscal Benefits of Deferred Action

President ObamaThe president’s announced executive actions on immigration will bring big economic benefits to the nation, raising wages for all workers, creating jobs, increasing tax revenue, growing gross domestic product, and reducing the deficit.

by Patrick Oakford and Philip E. Wolgin | Friday, November 21, 2014

Enforcement Overdrive Has Overloaded the Immigration Courts

Immigration detention bars icon Charts Over the past two decades, the United States has put immigration and border enforcement into overdrive, while not allocating adequate resources to the immigration court system. This mismatch leads to long backlogs and delays.

by Marshall Fitz and Philip E. Wolgin | Tuesday, November 18, 2014