Interactive Data analysis provides insight into the countries that LGBT asylum seekers come from and their experiences in the asylum process.
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.
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.
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.
Data obtained by CAP through a Freedom of Information Act request reveal that Immigration and Customs Enforcement elected to detain 68 percent of LGBT immigrants who were eligible for release in fiscal year 2014.
Report Policymakers must support strategies for English language instruction that consider the needs of immigrant adults and children together in order to ensure families achieve greater economic and academic success and the ability to fully participate in society.
Farmworkers are the backbone of the nation’s agriculture sector, but many lack immigration status. The November immigration directives make 509,000 workers eligible for important, though temporary, protections.
Issue Brief The recent 5th Circuit Court decision in a case that challenged the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has important, positive implications for the government’s defense of the pending challenges to the Obama administration’s 2014 immigration policies.
The numbers show that the United States stands to see significant gains from deferred action programs—and that the gains from legislative reform that includes a pathway to citizenship would be even greater.
The expansion of the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will help those undocumented young people who did not meet the requirements of the initial program pursue higher education.
There are significant economic gains that stem from providing a temporary reprieve and work authorization to undocumented immigrants eligible for DACA and DAPA.
Undocumented students face numerous barriers to entering and completing higher education.
To help all Americans, affordable college proposals meant to expand access to higher education need to consider and eliminate the significant obstacles that undocumented students face.
Although immigration policies have become more inclusive since the Immigration and Nationality Act, which explicitly excluded LGBT immigrants from entering the United States, further reforms are needed to create a fairer immigration system.
A federal judge’s decision to delay the DHS immigration directives could cost the nation billions in tax revenues while leaving millions of eligible undocumented immigrants and their American families in limbo.