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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

A Controversial ICE Program and the Decision Facing Localities This June Article
A man is detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Los Angeles, October 2015. (Getty/John Moore)

A Controversial ICE Program and the Decision Facing Localities This June

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.

Claudia Flores

We Will Not Cower, Jeff Sessions Podcast
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We Will Not Cower, Jeff Sessions

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.

Michele L. Jawando, Igor Volsky, Sally Tucker, 1 More Rachel Rosen

We Cannot Wait Until February 8 Podcast
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We Cannot Wait Until February 8

This week, Michele is joined by Emily Tisch Sussman and a panel of women who discuss protest movements across the country.

Michele L. Jawando, Sally Tucker, Emily Tisch Sussman, 2 More Anisha Singh, Rachel Rosen

A Shithole Place Called Racism Podcast
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A Shithole Place Called Racism

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.

Michele L. Jawando, Igor Volsky, Sally Tucker, 3 More Philip E. Wolgin, Rejane Frederick, Rachel Rosen

The Year That Was Podcast

The Year That Was

On this episode of Thinking CAP, Michele and Igor break down the year that was 2017.

Michele L. Jawando, Igor Volsky, Sally Tucker, 1 More Rachel Rosen

BONUS EPISODE: A Bulwark Against Trump in California Podcast

BONUS EPISODE: A Bulwark Against Trump in California

This week, Michele and Igor sit down with California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León to discuss how California is fighting back against the current administration.

Michele L. Jawando, Igor Volsky, Sally Tucker, 1 More Rachel Rosen

4 Reasons the SUCCEED Act Comes Up Short Article
A mother embraces her son outside of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Miramar, Florida, May 19, 2017. (AP/Lynne Sladky)

4 Reasons the SUCCEED Act Comes Up Short

The new SUCCEED Act, which aims to provide permanent protection for some Dreamers, is a flawed bill that falls short of the Dream Act.

Philip E. Wolgin

The Economic Benefits of Passing the Dream Act Report

The Economic Benefits of Passing the Dream Act

Passing the Dream Act and putting young unauthorized immigrants on a pathway to citizenship would bring substantial benefits for the U.S. economy.

Francesc Ortega, Ryan Edwards, Philip E. Wolgin

DREAMing of Economic Growth Article
Yadira Garcia, left, of the Arizona Dream Act Coalition, holds up a sign in protest as she joins young immigrants as they sit in the waiting area of Gov. Jan Brewer's (R-AZ) office on Thursday, August 16, 2012, in Phoenix. (AP/Ross D. Franklin)

DREAMing of Economic Growth

Passing the DREAM Act would lead to a cascade of economic gains for all Americans.

Patrick Oakford

Passing the DREAM Act for Our Economy Article
Los miembros del grupo manifestación Casa de Maryland enfrente de la Casa Blanca en apoyo del anuncio del presidente Obama de que el gobierno de EE.UU. deje de deportar y empieze a conceder permisos de trabajo a los jóvenes inmigrantes indocumentados que llegaron a Estados Unidos cuando eran niños. (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)

Passing the DREAM Act for Our Economy

Passing the DREAM Act is the right thing to do morally and especially in terms of the current and future economy.

Ann Garcia