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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.

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Results from a Nationwide Survey of DACA Recipients Illustrate the Program’s Impact

A nationwide survey shows that DACA recipients are getting better jobs, earning more money, and acquiring more higher education.

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2 Years Later, Immigrants Are Still Waiting on Immigration Reform

Had it been implemented, the bipartisan immigration reform bill passed by the Senate in 2013 would have kept families together and significantly boosted the American economy.

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Humanitarian Diplomacy

book_alt2 icon Report CAP data analysis provides insights into the challenges that LGBT people seeking asylum in the United States face and underscores the need for the government to collect sexual orientation and gender identity data.

Video: What It’s Like to Be an LGBT Asylum Seeker in the United States

play_alt icon Video Khayal, a man from a country in the former Soviet Union, shares his story of the trauma of being gay and seeking asylum in the United States.

The Countries From Which LGBT People Are Seeking Asylum

cursor icon Interactive Data analysis provides insight into the countries that LGBT asylum seekers come from and their experiences in the asylum process.

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The Top 10 Facts You Need to Know About Immigrants Today

In honor of Immigrant Heritage Month, here are the top facts about the demographics, voting power, and economic effect of immigrants in the United States.

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Combating Child Smugglers in Central America

The U.S. and Central American governments need to do more to combat the root causes behind child smuggling and violence in the Northern Triangle region.

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Federal-Local Coordination on Immigration Enforcement: Prioritizing Public Safety

Prioritizing safety for all is the focus of locally tailored immigration enforcement programs.

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Asian Immigrants in the United States Today

Asians are the fastest growing immigrant group in the United States today. For Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, here’s a look at the Asian immigrant population in the United States today.

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The Economic Benefits and Electoral Implications of DAPA

The Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program provides significant fiscal and economic benefits and has key electoral implications that could play a significant role in upcoming elections.

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