Center for Immigration Studies Sues USCIS for DACA Information

The Center  has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services . The Center is seeking information about the DACA applications after having failed to receive a response from USCIS.

High-Skill Immigrants in Low-Skill Jobs

Highly educated immigrants, meaning those who arrive with a college degree or more, often find that their skills do not fully transfer to the U.S. labor market. Many end up holding jobs for which they are overqualified based on their paper credentials. This "occupational mismatch" among legal highly educated immigrants is the subject of this report.

2018 Shaping Up to Be Another Bad Summer for Teen Employment

The share of U.S.-born teenagers (16 to 19) in the labor force — working or looking for work — in the summer has been declining for more than two decades, long before the downturn that began in 2007. 

When Democrats cry 'Abolish ICE,' they really mean 'abolish borders'

Are we going to have immigration limits or not?

That's the question underlying the calls for the abolition of Immigration and Customs and Enforcement (ICE), the bureau within the Department of Homeland Security responsible for upholding our immigration rules away from the borders.

Immigration Newsmaker: A Conversation with ICE Acting Director Tom Homan

Thomas D. Homan, Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), was featured in an Immigration Newsmaker conversation on Tuesday, June 5.

A transcript and video of the event is now available.

USCIS Sued for DACA Information
USCIS Sued for DACA Information
High-Skill Immigrants in Low-Skill Jobs
High-Skill Immigrants in Low-Skill Jobs
Bad Summer for Teen Employment
Bad Summer for Teen Employment
Abolishing ICE
Abolishing ICE
ICE Acting Director Tom Homan
ICE Acting Director Tom Homan

The Center  has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services . The Center is seeking information about the DACA applications after having failed to receive a response from USCIS.

Highly educated immigrants, meaning those who arrive with a college degree or more, often find that their skills do not fully transfer to the U.S. labor market. Many end up holding jobs for which they are overqualified based on their paper credentials. This "occupational mismatch" among legal highly educated immigrants is the subject of this report.

The share of U.S.-born teenagers (16 to 19) in the labor force — working or looking for work — in the summer has been declining for more than two decades, long before the downturn that began in 2007. 

Are we going to have immigration limits or not?

That's the question underlying the calls for the abolition of Immigration and Customs and Enforcement (ICE), the bureau within the Department of Homeland Security responsible for upholding our immigration rules away from the borders.

Thomas D. Homan, Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), was featured in an Immigration Newsmaker conversation on Tuesday, June 5.

A transcript and video of the event is now available.

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ICE Enforcement in New Jersey Targets Sanctuary City Releases

Share of criminals among arrested aliens is in line with recent trends

ICE arrested 37 aliens in the sanctuary jurisdiction of Middlesex County, N.J., during a targeted enforcement operation. The operation specifically targeted aliens who were released by the Middlesex County Jail without honoring the detainer notices provided by ICE.