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Building a More Perfect Union

immigration equality protest LGBT immigrants need both the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and immigration reform.

by Sharita Gruberg and Sarah McBride | Thursday, February 6, 2014

The Economic Case for a Clear, Quick Pathway to Citizenship

Immigration book_alt2 icon Report Evidence from economic studies in Europe and North America illustrates that countries can maximize the economic gains from immigration with a shorter and clear pathway to citizenship for immigrants.

by Pieter Bevelander and Don J. DeVoretz | Monday, January 27, 2014

5 Major Immigration Laws that the House Passed in an Election Year

ImmigrationMost of the major immigration laws in the past three decades have passed in an election year. There is still plenty of time this year for the House to act and pass immigration reform.

by Philip E. Wolgin | Thursday, January 9, 2014

Notes from the Fast for Families Tent

Fast for FamiliesThe Fast for Families tent, and the depth of commitment of those fasting, has become a source of power for the immigration reform movement, and proof positive that reform will prevail.

by Angela Maria Kelley | Thursday, December 12, 2013

Making Sense of the Senate and House’s Visions of Immigration Reform

article icon Issue Brief As 2013 comes to an end, we examine how House Republicans’ piecemeal approach stacks up against the Senate’s broad immigration reform bill passed in June.

by Ann Garcia | Monday, December 9, 2013

Infographic: Not Difficult Enough?

The Senate's 13-year path to citizenship requires immigrants to clear many hurdles. Don't let the House add more.

by the CAP Immigration Team | Monday, December 9, 2013

Dignity Denied: LGBT Immigrants in U.S. Immigration Detention

FOIA request book_alt2 icon Report Reforms to our immigration system must include protections for LGBT immigrants, who are particularly vulnerable to abuse and mistreatment.

by Sharita Gruberg | Monday, November 25, 2013

Infographic: Who Does the House GOP Stand With?

A majority of the American public, business, faith, and organized labor support immigration reform, in contrast to the House GOP leadership.

by the CAP Immigration Team | Thursday, November 14, 2013

Immigration Reform and the LGBT Community

A new CAP infographic details how the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act would help LGBT immigrants.

by Sharita Gruberg | Tuesday, November 12, 2013

People of Color in Virginia Voted in Support of a Progressive Agenda

The rising coalition of people of color propelled Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe to victory.

by Vanessa Cárdenas and Jamal Hagler | Friday, November 8, 2013

New Americans in Our Nation’s Military

U.S. military citizenship ceremony article icon Issue Brief In light of Veterans Day, this issue brief looks at how immigrants have historically played—and continue to play—a key role in U.S. military readiness.

by Catherine N. Barry | Friday, November 8, 2013

The Cost of Inaction on Immigration Reform

cursor icon Interactive It has been months since the Senate passed immigration reform. Each day the House delays immigration reform, millions of dollars are lost in tax revenues.

by the CAP Immigration Team | Thursday, November 7, 2013

Who Would the SAFE Act Endanger?

The SAFE Act, an extreme enforcement-only immigration bill, would make criminals not just of undocumented immigrants and those who have violated the terms of their immigrant visa but also of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents who might interact with undocumented immigrants in their day-to-day activities.

by Ann Garcia | Monday, October 28, 2013

The Role of People of Color in the Future Workforce

Latina womanBy 2030, people of color will play a much more significant role in the American workforce.

by Angeline Vuong | Friday, October 25, 2013

Infographic: What Makes Our Economy Grow?

This infographic compares the impacts of sequestration and immigration reform on economic growth.

by the CAP Immigration Team | Thursday, October 10, 2013