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Interactive Feature: Economic Benefits of Closing Academic Achievement Gaps

Rising income inequality in the United States is exacerbating long-standing racial and ethnic gaps in, among other things, education outcomes. In order to close the academic achievement gap, we must address rising income inequality in America.

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The Facts on Immigration Today

article icon Issue Brief Everything you need to know about our foreign-born population, their impact on the economy, current immigration policy, and the voting power of new Americans.

When Wall Street Buys Main Street

book_alt2 icon Report Single-family rental securitization needs to be managed responsibly in order to protect consumer interests.

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The Role of People of Color in the Future Workforce

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


Our Future Labor Force: Will Our Supply Meet Our Demand?

We need a sensible immigration system to ensure that America’s supply of workers continues to match its demand.

The Role of the Second Generation in Tomorrow’s Workforce

Immigrants, and particularly their children—the second generation—will play a critical role in the economy, filling the workforce gaps created by the massive Baby Boomer retirements over the next two decades.

Infographic: Immigrants and Their Children in the Future American Workforce

Together, immigrants and their children will account for 85 percent of the growth in the workforce over the next two decades.

The Contributions of Immigrants and Their Children to the American Workforce and Jobs of the Future

book_alt2 icon Report With large numbers of jobs coming open in every sector of the economy and at all skill levels from now to 2030, immigrants and their children will be critical to the continued dynamism of the American workforce and economy.

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Denying Key Social Services to Immigrants on the Road to Citizenship Hurts Our Entire Nation

Curbing access to supports such as supplemental nutrition assistance and the earned income and child tax credits not only undermines economic security for millions of undocumented immigrants, but also denies potential economic gains to millions of Americans.

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300 Million Engines of Growth

book_alt2 icon Report For America to lead innovation in the 21st century, we have to make sure that our people are skilled and educated, operating in an economic environment that is conducive to their success and that allows them to compete at home and abroad.

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Current and Estimated Future Immigration Based on the Senate’s Immigration Reform Bill

The immigration bill introduced by the bipartisan Senate “Gang of 8” will actually reduce the number of people entering the country each year.

Unequal Pay Day for Immigrant Women

bars icon Charts Numbers show that immigrant women are disproportionally impacted by unequal pay.


Immigration Is Changing the Political Landscape in Key States

article icon Issue Brief Supporting real immigration reform that contains a pathway to citizenship for our nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants is the only way to maintain electoral strength in the future.

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America Should Leave the Creation of Permanent Underclasses in Its Past

Throughout our nation’s history, Congress has used the law to exclude groups of people from full U.S. citizenship. We shouldn’t allow it to make that mistake again with our nation’s undocumented immigrants.

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Immigrants Are Makers, Not Takers

Despite outlandish claims from immigration reform opponents, immigrants provide a net benefit to the American economy.

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Top 5 Reasons Why Citizenship Matters

More than permanent legal status, providing a path to citizenship would bolster the U.S. economy and society.