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.
All 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.
The 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.
A lo mínimo, la deportación masiva le costaría $114 mil millones a la nación – y con el tiempo podría costar mucho más
At a minimum, mass deportation would cost the nation $114 billion—and potentially far more over time.
Encuesta nacional demuestra que los destinatarios de DACA están consiguiendo mejores trabajos, ganando sueldos más altos y están recibiendo más educación.
A nationwide survey shows that DACA recipients are getting better jobs, earning more money, and acquiring more higher education.
Had 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.
In honor of Immigrant Heritage Month, here are the top facts about the demographics, voting power, and economic effect of immigrants in the United States.
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.
Recent 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.
The 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.
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.
Cada uno de los 11 presidentes desde el Presidente Dwight D. Eisenhower al Presidente Barack Obama, ha usado su amplia autoridad ejecutiva para abordar situaciones no anticipadas que afectaban a ciudadanos extranjeros en los Estados Unidos y en el exterior.
Regardless of their party, each of the past 11 presidents have used executive action to shape immigration policy. Doing so in 2014 would bring tangible benefits to the nation.