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Immigration

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.

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Ensuring Due Process Protections 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.

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Addressing the Flow of Central American Mothers and Children Seeking Protection

Recent raids on Central American children and families raise significant concerns about due process, fairness, and humanity.

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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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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.

Constitution

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.

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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.