Children and families face extreme violence and poverty in the Northern Triangle of Central America, as evidenced by this round-up of stories reported by the press and nongovernmental organizations.
The Effects of Sanctuary Policies on Crime and the Economy
The Economic Impacts of Removing Unauthorized Immigrant Workers
The High Cost of Ending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Syrian Immigrants in the United States
Defending an American Tradition, Communities Welcome Syrian Refugees
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.
Immigrants play an important role in the U.S. economy and in supporting businesses across the country.
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.
Four years later, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals has had a major impact on individuals, families, and the nation as a whole.
A new scholarship illustrates again that states win when they welcome immigrants and lose when they turn them away.
Religious exemptions in federal guidelines to address sexual abuse of children undermine their efficacy.
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.
In the short term, the United States must protect Central American asylum seekers.
How Educators and Communities Can Reduce the Fear of Deportation Among Unauthorized Students and Families
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The escalating violence in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala is forcing many citizens—especially mothers and children—to flee to safety.