Immigration Brief: The Immigration Debate

The United States allows in more than 1 million legal permanent residents every year – more than all countries in the world combined. Jan Ting, Professor of Law at the Temple University Beasley School of Law, asks the question, “How many lawful permanent residents should we continue to admit every year?”

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.

Video: The Immigration Debate
Video: The Immigration Debate
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

The United States allows in more than 1 million legal permanent residents every year – more than all countries in the world combined. Jan Ting, Professor of Law at the Temple University Beasley School of Law, asks the question, “How many lawful permanent residents should we continue to admit every year?”

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.

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IOM Votes 'No' on Trump

Will its funding be affected?

Breaking with decades of tradition, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) decisively voted against the candidate proposed by the United States, the agency's largest funder. The snub was clearly a vote against President Trump's immigration policies. It remains to be seen whether the Trump administration will respond by cutting funding for the IOM.
Topics: Refugees