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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.
Jun 14, 2021
Giovanni Peri, Reem Zaiour
Reinstating the Legal Immigration Family Equity Act or eliminating the three- and 10-year entry bars, or making both changes, would allow many undocumented immigrants to gain legal status.
May 27, 2021
Silva Mathema, Nicole Prchal Svajlenka, Sofia Carratala
Locally, DACA recipients and their families play an important role in metro economies across the country.
Sep 23, 2019
Nicole Prchal Svajlenka
In the weeks ahead, local jurisdictions that currently collaborate with the federal government to enforce federal immigration laws must make a choice: protect their immigrant residents or remain complicit in President Trump’s deportation agenda.
May 16, 2019
In states across the country, young voters have the opportunity to represent Dreamers at the polls.
Oct 24, 2018
Charlotte Hancock, Christian Smith, Nicole Prchal Svajlenka
A nationwide injunction could spell the end of the DACA program that protects young immigrants.
Aug 15, 2018
Increased immigration enforcement under the Trump administration is disrupting learning and stability in schools.
May 3, 2018
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.
Mar 7, 2018
Michele L. Jawando, Igor Volsky, Sally Tucker, 1 More
This week, Michele is joined by Emily Tisch Sussman and a panel of women who discuss protest movements across the country.
Jan 25, 2018
Michele L. Jawando, Sally Tucker, Emily Tisch Sussman, 2 More
Anisha Singh, Rachel Rosen
This week Michele and Igor chat with two CAP colleagues and discuss the history and context behind the United States' racist immigration policies and Donald Trump's discriminatory behavior.
Jan 18, 2018
Michele L. Jawando, Igor Volsky, Sally Tucker, 3 More
Philip E. Wolgin, Rejane Frederick, Rachel Rosen
In this bonus episode, Michele and Igor sit down with two DACA recipients whose medical careers will be in jeopardy unless Congress acts.
Jan 16, 2018
On this episode of Thinking CAP, Michele and Igor break down the year that was 2017.
Jan 2, 2018
We pursue climate action that meets the crisis’s urgency, creates good-quality jobs, benefits disadvantaged communities, and restores U.S. credibility on the global stage.
Democracy is under attack at home and abroad. We must act to ensure it is accessible to all, accountable, and can serve as a force of good.
We work to strengthen public health systems and improve health care coverage, access, and affordability.
Economic growth must be built on the foundation of a strong and secure middle class so that all Americans benefit from growth.
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