Are Immigrants Better Off Now Than They Were One Year Ago?
The slow pace of progress on the executive actions announced last year has real-life consequences for millions of immigrants who live and work in this country.
Obama Administration Goes to the Supreme Court in DACA and DAPA Lawsuit
The U.S. Department of Justice formally asked the Supreme Court to review the Fifth Circuit’s decision in the Texas lawsuit that blocks implementation of President Obama’s 2014 deferred action initiatives.
Congress Continues its Knee-Jerk Reaction to Paris Attacks
The House of Representatives passed H.R. 4038, the “American Safe Act of 2015” by a vote of 289 to 137. The bill would not allow any refugee from Iraq and Syria into the United States.
Ted Cruz’s Enforcement-Focused Immigration Plan
Unfortunately, Senator Cruz, the son a Cuban immigrant, has decided to adopt many of the positions of some of the strongest anti-immigration members of Congress.
Foreign Students Add Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs to the U.S. Economy
A more enlightened immigration policy would encourage foreign students to stay in the United States and put their knowledge to use strengthening the U.S. economy.
Refugees Should Not Pay the Price for Paris Attack
The tragic Paris attacks remind us that there is evil in this world. However, punishing refugees won’t fix that.