New Immigration Research

Analyzing the HUMANE Act

An analysis of the HUMANE Act, introduced by Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas), finds the legislation to be poorly crafted and highly deceptive. Read more...


2008 Trafficking Law Largely Inapplicable to Current Border Crisis

The "William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008" — a law aimed, in part, at "unaccompanied alien children" who are victims of trafficking — may have little applicability to the current situation on the border. Read more...


Marginal Schools for Migrants
Exploring the lesser institutions for foreign students

Advocates often assume that most foreign students who study in the U.S. have done well in school, as many of them do, and that they have attended serious, competent educational institutions — which, sadly, was not true for many of them. Read more...


Analysis of the Supplemental Budget Request
A peek at what's behind the White House’s border "surge"

On July 8, the White House submitted its emergency budget request to the House of Representatives (which holds the "power of the purse" under our Constitution) to deal with the "humanitarian crisis" on our southern border. Read more...


Central American Immigrants in the U.S.

Since the surge in Central American immigrants crossing the border illegally, many have had questions about their community. This report lists some basic socio-demographic statistics for immigrants in the United States from these countries. Read more...


Records Reveal Few Central Americans Deported

Government records confirm that very few of the tens of thousands of Central Americans apprehended by the Border Patrol or ICE in recent years have been sent home. Read more...


All Employment Growth Since 2000 Went to Immigrants
Number of U.S.-born not working grew by 17 million

Government data show that since 2000 all of the net gain in the number of working-age people holding a job has gone to immigrants. This is remarkable given that native-born Americans accounted for two-thirds of growth in the working-age population. Read more...


Unsecured Border Series
Reporting on the Border Surge from Texas

The Center reports from the Texas border on the surge of illegal immigration from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. The series contains reporting on the issue and video interviews. Read more...

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