Each day, a congressional mandate requires that Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, detains 34,000 immigrants.
As we celebrate workers this May Day, Congress should use the remaining days in its session to pass immigration reform that would benefit undocumented immigrants, strengthen labor and employment laws, and help the economy as a whole.
Immigration reform would lead to significant increases in the country’s tax revenues.
Two million undocumented immigrants have been deported since 2009. That's the size of four major cities combined.
Issue Brief New U.S. Department of Homeland Security standards under the Prison Rape Elimination Act are a significant first step to protect LGBT immigrants from sexual abuse in detention.
Report Over the past few years, the pendulum of state action on immigration has swung from punitive laws to positive laws that seek to integrate immigrants and mitigate the harsh effects of enforcement.
Fact Sheet A new CAP infographic details how immigration reform would contribute to the economy.
Given Arizona’s passage of the anti-immigrant S.B. 1070 in 2010 and the subsequent, significant backlash it faced, Gov. Jan Brewer’s recent veto of S.B. 1062 may indicate that the state is moving in a positive direction on LGBT and immigrant rights.
Five recent polls illustrate Americans’ broad support for immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million undocumented immigrants.
Issue Brief Immigration reform that provides legal status and earned citizenship to undocumented immigrants would extend the solvency of the Medicare trust fund by four years and provide a net contribution to the trust fund for the next three decades.
Report Single-family rental securitization needs to be managed responsibly in order to protect consumer interests.
LGBT immigrants need both the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and immigration reform.
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.
Most 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.
The 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.