Americans are ready for states—the laboratories of democracy—to offer a new progressive vision for shared prosperity. This report presents a menu of state policy priorities to help people secure good jobs and good wages and to support strong and healthy communities in which all people are treated fairly and equitably.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) says that 287(g) agreements promote public safety and are in the best interest of the local community, but a closer look shows otherwise.
The Asian American community faces a persistent voter turnout disparity—but the barriers can be overcome with appropriate policy efforts.
Increased immigration enforcement under the Trump administration is disrupting learning and stability in schools.
New USCIS data show that more people are applying for and receiving DACA renewals, but USCIS and advocates can do more to make sure Dreamers are protected.
Local law enforcement agencies are discovering that 287(g) agreements that target undocumented immigrants are expensive, expose departments to liability, and damage community trust.
Immigrants make substantial economic and fiscal contributions and are a part of the social fabric in jurisdictions with 287(g) agreements.
Michele and Igor chat with Sacramento, California, Mayor Darrell Steinberg about protecting California's sanctuary state laws in the face of the Justice Department lawsuit.
Many Dreamers remain unable to access DACA today, and many DACA recipients still may lose or experience lapses in protection in the months ahead, making them vulnerable to detention and deportation.
Many U.S. organizations have developed practical and effective ways to boost refugee integration, and these programs are worth preserving.
Every state lacks sufficient Latinx teachers to reflect the diversity of its student body. Policymakers need to adjust recruitment tactics to fill the Latinx teacher-student gap.
Trump’s budget is an unmitigated disaster for everyday Americans—including women, people with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals, communities of color, and more.
The White House's immigration proposal-put into legislation by Sen. Chuck Grassley-would particularly disadvantage women seeking to come to the United States.
The White House’s Immigration Framework Would Eviscerate Immigration from Latin America, Africa, and Asia
Slashing family migration and eliminating the diversity visa program would result in more than 350,000 fewer immigrants each year.
Lacking support for restricting family-based immigration, the Trump administration is planning to act unilaterally by radically redefining an obscure 1882 immigration law.