In June 2013, the Senate passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for the country’s undocumented people and give a boost to our economy. Since then, the House has failed to act. While Congress continues to dither on immigration reform, here are five facts you need to know about immigrants and our economy.
Ann Garcia was a Policy Analyst for the Immigration Policy team at the Center for American Progress. Lauren Malkani is a Video Producer/Editor at the Center.