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.
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
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.
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.
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.