Immigrants play an important role in the U.S. economy and in supporting businesses across the country.
Report Over time, refugees who have resettled in the United States integrate well into local economies and their new communities, and a majority of them become citizens.
Religious exemptions in federal guidelines to address sexual abuse of children undermine their efficacy.
To ensure a safe learning environment, educators need to take action to support unauthorized students and students living in mixed-status families by discouraging the presence of ICE officers on school grounds and upholding the spirit of Plyler v. Doe.
Video The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments about federal immigration enforcement policies in United States v. Texas on April 18. Here is everything you need to know about what is at stake.
Charts The escalating violence in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala is forcing many citizens—especially mothers and children—to flee to safety.
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.
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.
Recent raids on Central American children and families raise significant concerns about due process, fairness, and humanity.
Issue Brief Companies’ quest for greater profits is expanding the immigration custody system at the expense of the health, safety, and rights of immigrants.
For unauthorized immigrants, identification can also be a tool for financial inclusion.
Report The development of Latinos as the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population will change the electoral landscape, but the extent of their impact depends on actions related to immigration and trade across the Americas.
Report Expanding access to and acceptance of identification cards and driver’s licenses for unauthorized immigrants would bring broad societal benefits.
Report DAPA-affected voters—citizen family members of those eligible for Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents—will comprise sizable and potentially decisive portions of key and emerging battleground state electorates across the country in 2016 and beyond.
Interactive In 2016 and 2020, U.S. citizen family members of those who are eligible for DAPA will make up significant and growing portions of voters in key states across the country.