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The 6 Key Takeaways from the CBO Cost Estimate of S. 744

Immigration reformComprehensive immigration reform will be a boon to our economy, and the tax contributions of immigrants will more than pay for any additional costs that arise from this reform.

by Robert Lynch and Patrick Oakford | Friday, June 21, 2013

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

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

by the CAP Immigration Team | Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Infographic: How Legalization and Citizenship Helps the Economy

Providing legal status and citizenship to the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in our country would trigger a significant boost to the U.S. economy over the next 10 years.

by the CAP Immigration Team | Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Video: 3 Facts About Immigration Reform

play_alt icon Video As Congress debates an overhaul of the country's immigration system and giving the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in our country a road map to legal status and eventual citizenship, there is a lot of confusion over the basic facts.

by Angela Maria Kelley | Monday, March 25, 2013

Lessons from Our Past Should Light the Path of Immigration Reform

Former Secretary of State Madeleine AlbrightU.S. history provides both shining examples and stark warnings as we debate over whether to grant citizenship to this country’s 11 million undocumented immigrants.

by Sally Steenland | Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Black Immigration Views Too Often Ignore Fact and History

Immigration activistsThere is no place for “us-versus-them” talk in African Americans' conversations about immigration reform.

by Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, February 12, 2013

America Should Leave the Creation of Permanent Underclasses in Its Past

Immigrant rallyThroughout 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.

by Aviva Shen | Monday, February 11, 2013

5 Reasons People of Faith Should Care About Citizenship for Undocumented Immigrants

Joe GarciaPeople of faith can add a unique perspective to the fight for immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship.

by Jack Jenkins and Eleni Towns | Friday, February 8, 2013

Immigrants Are Makers, Not Takers

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

by Marshall Fitz, Philip E. Wolgin, and Patrick Oakford | Friday, February 8, 2013

The Top 5 Ways the Obama Administration Has Helped Gay and Transgender Immigrants

Detention of immigrantsPresident Obama’s administrative actions have significantly improved the lives of gay and transgender immigrants—including the lives of those hundreds of thousands who remain undocumented. To fully level the playing field, Congress must now pass immigration reform that creates a road map to citizenship for our nation’s undocumented immigrants.

by Crosby Burns | Thursday, January 31, 2013

Top 10 Reasons Why It’s Time for Immigration Reform

President Barack ObamaThe president, Democrats and Republicans in Congress, and the American people are all pushing for comprehensive immigration reform. Now is the time to pass it.

by Philip E. Wolgin and Marshall Fitz | Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Top 5 Reasons Why Citizenship Matters

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

by Philip E. Wolgin | Thursday, January 10, 2013

The Immigration Enforcement Paradox

President Obama immigration speechRecent immigration policy changes highlight the need for legislative reform.

by Marshall Fitz | Friday, January 4, 2013

Infographic: Setting the Record Straight on Immigration and Border Enforcement

U.S. Mexico borderThose 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.

by Marshall Fitz and Philip E. Wolgin | Friday, January 4, 2013

Immigration Polling Roundup: The American People Put the 11 Million Undocumented Immigrants First

Immigration reformRecent polling proves that the American people want immigration reform to first and foremost provide undocumented immigrants with a pathway to citizenship.

by Philip E. Wolgin and Angela Maria Kelley | Thursday, December 20, 2012