U.S. Ranks 9th out of 38 Countries in Migrant Integration Policy Index Results
Immigration policy analysts released the Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) results for the United States recently, including the survey’s implications for immigration and integration policy in the U.S.
Border Patrol Criminally Prosecuting Asylum Seekers, Government Report Finds
For years, the Border Patrol program “Operation Streamline” has criminally prosecuted asylum seekers in a terribly misguided effort to discourage them from reentering illegally again. A recent U.S. government report from DHS’ Office of Inspector General (OIG) said this practice may “violate U.S. treaty obligations.”
Immigrants Kept for Days in Border Patrol’s Bedless Holding Cells
Government records obtained by the American Immigration Council through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) show that the Border Patrol regularly uses detention facilities to detain people for multiple nights without adequate food, water, and medical care.
What You Need to Know About Chafee’s Immigration Record
Although Chafee’s initial announcement focuses in on his opposition to the war in Iraq and how that differs from the other candidates, a look back at his record and public statements on immigration policy provide some clues into how he might handle the immigration issue as commander-in-chief.
Perry Advocates for Enforcement-First Immigration Strategy in Presidential Launch
Former Texas governor Rick Perry announced his bid for the Republican presidential candidacy last week. His immigration rhetoric in the past several years has been one that focuses more on border enforcement than providing legal status to the currently undocumented population in the U.S.