New Immigration Research

The Worst H-1B Employers
According to the Labor Department

The Center for Immigration Studies, as a public service, has pulled together a comprehensive, all-time list of Department of Labor-debarred H-1B employers. To our knowledge, this is the only complete listing in existence. Read more...


Disabling Detainers
How the Obama administration has trashed a key immigration enforcement tool

This Backgrounder examines the legal underpinnings of detainers, their place in the statutory scheme of immigration enforcement in the interior of the United States, and their critical importance in maintaining public safety in communities throughout the country. Read more...


Video: Immigration Briefing for the 114th Congress
Immigration policy should be designed for the national interest

The video and transcript are now available for the Center for Immigration Studies immigration briefing held for staffers of the 114th Congress. The Center holds this event at the beginning of each new Congress to provide context and numbers to the immigration debate. Read more...


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...

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