New Immigration Research

Much of Obama’s Lawless Scheme Still Unknown
Many more plans, guidelines, and policies not yet issued

President Obama's DHS issued 10 memos outlining the lawless amnesty, but they are limited in detail and leave much of the policy making to executive branch agencies. As such, much remains unknown about exactly how this scheme will operate. Read more...


Native Employment Still Below 2007
BLS data show all net employment growth has gone to immigrants

Data published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on its website show that all of the net gain in employment since 2007 has gone to immigrants (legal and illegal), also referred to as the foreign-born.Read more...


The "Most Favored Nation" Approach

The term "most favored nation" is left over from history's debates on tariff and trade policies, but the concept — we treat some nations more generously than others — can easily be applied to America's crazy-quilt collection of immigration policies. Read more...


Immigrant Families Benefit from Obamacare
Accounted for 42% of Medicaid growth since 2011

A new analysis shows immigrants and their U.S.-born children have been among the primary beneficiaries of Medicaid growth. They accounted for 42% of growth in Medicaid enrollment from 2011 to 2013. Read more...


Executive Action for Long-Term Illegal Aliens

This is the second report to examine the populations suggested as potential beneficiaries for legalization through the executive action reportedly being planned by the Obama administration. This action could shield millions of illegal aliens. Read more...


Voters on Obama’s Immigration Plans: Drop Dead
Last night’s results were a repudiation of Obama’s policies, including on immigration.

Yesterday’s Democratic wipeout had many causes, but immigration was clearly one of them. When the president said, “My policies are on the ballot this fall,” he was talking about things already done, but also things to come. And he’s made only one concrete policy promise in that regard — unilateral lawless amnesty. Read more...


Who Got the Jobs in New Hampshire?
Natives accounted for 65% of the growth in population, but 71% of employment growth went to immigrants

An analysis of government data shows that since 2000, 71% of the net increase in the number of working-age people holding a job in New Hampshire has gone to immigrants — even though the native-born accounted for 65% of population growth. Read more...


Lax Immigration Policies May Have Shielded Killer of California Deputies

The man accused in Friday's crime spree near Sacramento, Calif., which resulted in the deaths of two sheriff's deputies, is a citizen of Mexico who was deported twice previously, but who apparently has been living in the U.S. for more than a decade. Read more...

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