How the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Can End Its Reliance on Private Prisons
The Department of Homeland Security should follow the Bureau of Prison’s lead and take steps to reduce—and ultimately eliminate—its use of private prisons.
Clear Guidance on Humanitarian Parole Is Needed to Reunite Same-Sex Partners Who Are Unable to Legally Marry
Even with marriage equality, same-sex couples continue to face separation under U.S. immigration laws.
DAPA Matters to U.S. Citizen Family Members in States Across the Country
Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents could protect more than 6.1 million U.S. citizens from the fear of having their families torn apart.
State-by-State Analysis of the Economic Impact of DACA, DAPA, and DACA Expansion
Charts Granting deferred action to eligible undocumented immigrants provides big economic gains for states.
The Top 4 Things You Need to Know About DACA for Its 4th Anniversary
Four years later, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals has had a major impact on individuals, families, and the nation as a whole.
The Opportunity Scholarship for Young Immigrants Is an Opportunity for Welcoming States
A new scholarship illustrates again that states win when they welcome immigrants and lose when they turn them away.
A Medium- and Long-Term Plan to Address the Central American Refugee Situation
Report Over the medium and long term, the United States and its partners must protect asylum seekers from the Northern Triangle and tackle the root causes of violence and structural poverty.
A Short-Term Plan to Address the Central American Refugee Situation
Report In the short term, the United States must protect Central American asylum seekers.
Learning from the Past and Accepting Refugees
The United States has faced decisions on whether to shelter refugees throughout its history and faces a similar question today. We must not repeat the mistakes of the past.
4 Reasons Why States Suing to Stop Immigration Actions Stand to Lose Big
States suing to stop DAPA and expanded DACA stand to lose significant economic growth, increased wages for their residents, and new tax revenue, while threatening to tear apart millions of American families.
More Work Is Needed to Increase DACA Applications from Asian American and Pacific Islander Immigrants
The U.S. AAPI population, which makes up a significant portion of the overall unauthorized population but a small percentage of DACA recipients, would benefit from further community outreach efforts.