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Providing Identification to Unauthorized Immigrants

book_alt2 icon Report Expanding access to and acceptance of identification cards and driver’s licenses for unauthorized immigrants would bring broad societal benefits.

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America at Its Best

Welcoming Syrian refugees is a moral and security imperative that can be accomplished safely.


Turning Our Backs on the 14th Amendment

article icon Issue Brief Birthright citizenship—a key right under the 14th Amendment and now a hot-button topic in the immigration debate—is facing repeal efforts that are un-American and unconstitutional.


Assessing the Economic Impacts of Granting Deferred Action Through DACA and DAPA

There are significant economic gains that stem from providing a temporary reprieve and work authorization to undocumented immigrants eligible for DACA and DAPA.

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The Facts on Immigration Today

article icon 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.

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Infographic: Inaction on Immigration Is Too Costly

The numbers show that the United States stands to see significant gains from deferred action programs—and that the gains from legislative reform that includes a pathway to citizenship would be even greater.

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North Carolina’s Dangerous Stance on Immigration Threatens Community Trust

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory should veto anti-immigrant bill H.B. 318 and support policies that integrate the state’s immigrant community.

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The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 Turns 50

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.

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Voters

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are the nation’s fastest-growing racial group. But despite their soaring numbers, they still face barriers to reaching the voting booth.

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Top 6 Facts on the Latino Vote

Latinos are a growing segment of the electorate and tremendous potential exists for them to gain much more political power in 2016 and beyond.

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What Would It Cost to Deport 11.3 Million Unauthorized Immigrants?

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