The Center for Immigration Studies will host a panel discussion on Tuesday, March 20, focusing on the Refugee Resettlement Program and its impact on states and localities. The starting point for conversation will be the recent report by Center Fellow Don Barnett providing a history of the states' interactions with the refugee program and recommendations for better defining the state role.
The findings of this analysis show that if a border wall stopped a small fraction of the illegal immigrants who are expected to come in the next decade, the fiscal savings from having fewer illegal immigrants in the country would be sufficient to cover the costs of the wall.
The Center for Immigration Studies announces the creation of a new immigration data portal. The portal consolidates government agencies’ most recent immigration statistics in one location, allowing easy access to detailed information on a multitude of key topics in immigration such as crime, illegal immigration, and labor.
U.S. employers are required by law to hire only lawful workers; employer audits and raids are ICE’s vehicle for ensuring employers are not exploiting alien workers and displacing U.S. workers. Dan Cadman, a retired INS / ICE official with thirty years of government experience, speaks on the important role of worksite enforcement in removing the job magnet that attracts illegal immigrants to the U.S. and the corresponding loss of jobs and decreased wages suffered by American and lawful workers.
Editor’s Note: These remarks were delivered at a recent swearing-in ceremony for new citizens.
You’ve come a long way since you first got here. Whether you came on foot or by bus, or ship, or airplane, you arrived here as strangers — many of you didn’t know the language, some didn’t have any friends or family here, and all of you were at least a little bit nervous about starting a new life in a new country.