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.
The Facts on Immigration Today: 2017 Edition
The Effects of Sanctuary Policies on Crime and the Economy
The Economic Impacts of Removing Unauthorized Immigrant Workers
The Negative Consequences of Entangling Local Policing and Immigration Enforcement
Keeping Families Together
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.
Recent raids on Central American children and families raise significant concerns about due process, fairness, and humanity.
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.
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.
Expanding access to and acceptance of identification cards and driver’s licenses for unauthorized immigrants would bring broad societal benefits.
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.
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.
Each day without expanded DACA and DAPA, the United States loses out on millions of dollars in gross domestic product growth.