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.
Granting undocumented immigrants legal status and a road map to citizenship would have economic benefits for individual states and the nation as a whole.
Because LGBT undocumented people find themselves at the intersection of two already marginalized groups—the LGBT population and the undocumented population—they are among society’s most vulnerable individuals.
Despite outlandish claims from immigration reform opponents, immigrants provide a net benefit to the American economy.
Those opposed to comprehensive immigration reform still point to deficiencies in border security as a reason to stall new immigration policy, but they are ignoring the facts.