The United States has to first understand what's driving migration in the Americas in order to manage it in a cooperative, compassionate, and pragmatic way.
Restoring the Rule of Law Through a Fair, Humane, and Workable Immigration System
Without Action, More DACA Recipients Than Ever Before Could See Their DACA Expire in October
Resources on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Immigrant Doctors Can Help Lower Physician Shortages in Rural America
State and Local Governments Opt Out of Immigrant Detention
Court documents reveal that children endure abysmal conditions in Border Patrol facilities.
Tom Jawetz, vice president for Immigration Policy at American Progress, testified before a hearing on the benefits of immigration at the U.S. House of Representatives on June 26, 2019.
Top positions in the Department of Homeland Security have been filled by anti-immigrant extremists, many of whom have ties to hate groups, which has led to the normalization of anti-immigrant policies and the spread of dehumanizing rhetoric about immigrants in mainstream media.
The United States must reject the politics of cruelty and chart a new course on migration policy that is cooperative, compassionate, and pragmatic.
These state fact sheets provide estimates on the demographics and economic contributions of immigrants eligible for protection under H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act.
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham speaks at the 2019 CAP Ideas Conference about the effects of the Trump administration’s immigration policies on border states such as New Mexico.
In the weeks ahead, local jurisdictions that currently collaborate with the federal government to enforce federal immigration laws must make a choice: protect their immigrant residents or remain complicit in President Trump’s deportation agenda.
The Trump administration’s proposed border wall is not only expensive, ineffective, and bad for the environment; it is also a misuse of eminent domain law and an affront to private property rights.
Dreamers and Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforced Departure recipients are part of the fabric of communities across the United States.
Building Meaningful Civil Rights and Liberties Oversight at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties needs new authorities and higher expectations to oversee the Trump administration’s abuses in immigration and domestic security.
The American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 includes provisions that protect Dreamers and other immigrants who have long-standing ties to the United States.
The Center for American Progress’ top resources, data, and economic benefits analyses on Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) beneficiaries are captured here.
Educators share how the uncertainty surrounding Dreamers and long-time residents, including Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, is affecting their students.
Temporary Protected Status is closely linked to the efforts to rebuild states affected by natural disasters, as shown by the large numbers of TPS holders who work in construction occupations.