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Why Immigration Relief Matters Article
Visitors write messages in support of immigrant essential workers.

Why Immigration Relief Matters

Undocumented immigrants make significant economic contributions and are integral members of communities across the United States; immigration relief is necessary to continue growing the economy and strengthening communities nationwide, especially amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Trinh Q. Truong

Citizenship for Undocumented Immigrants Would Boost U.S. Economic Growth Report
 (A candidate for U.S. citizenship holds a U.S. flag during a naturalization ceremony for new U.S. citizens in Newark, New Jersey, February 2017.)

Citizenship for Undocumented Immigrants Would Boost U.S. Economic Growth

Putting undocumented immigrants on a pathway to citizenship would increase U.S. GDP by up to $1.7 trillion over the next decade, raise wages for all Americans, and create hundreds of thousands of new jobs, advancing the country’s economic recovery.

Giovanni Peri, Reem Zaiour

Immigrants as Essential Workers During COVID-19 Testimony

Immigrants as Essential Workers During COVID-19

Tom Jawetz, vice president for Immigration Policy at the Center for American Progress, testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship on September 23, 2020.

Tom Jawetz

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