New American Economy Research Fund, July 22, 2021
"Agriculture is a cherished part of American identity and remains an important part of the U.S. economy. In 2020, the agriculture, fishing, and forestry industries contributed more than $175 billion...
Tina Vazquez, Type Investigations, July 20, 2021
"Poultry plants, many of which rely on immigrant labor, already had high rates of occupational illness. Then the pandemic made everything worse."
Documented Talks: "Immigration Matters," Strategies for a Future Immigration System
"How do we build a more humane immigration system in the U.S.? In their new book, "Immigration Matters: Movements, Visions, and Strategies for a...
Muzaffar Chishti and Randy Capps, May 26, 2021
"The 2020 decennial census revealed a near-record decline in U.S. population growth over the last decade. Between 2010 and 2020 the population grew just 7.4 percent—the second-lowest rate of...
Muzaffar Chishti, Julia Gelatt and Doris Meissner, May 2021
"The U.S. legal immigration system, built on a scaffolding first established in 1952 and last significantly updated by Congress in 1990, is profoundly misaligned with demographic and other...
Jorge Cancino, Univision, May 31, 2021
"Either by eliminating the barriers imposed by its predecessor or authorizing new regulations that soften procedures and / or requirements, the Joe Biden government has in mind undoing the entirety of the...
Erikson Immigration Group, May 2021
"In this week’s Immigration Nerds podcast, we talk to Steve Yale-Loehr , the co-author of Immigration Law and Procedure, the leading 21-volume treatise on U.S. immigration law . Over his 35-year career...
Mario H. Lopez, May 14, 2021
"In early April the Center for Immigration Studies—one of America’s principal anti-immigration groups—suggested using American taxpayer dollars to promote “family planning” in Central America...
TRAC, May 11, 2021
"As of the end of April 2021, a total of 8,387 individuals formerly forced to remain in Mexico under the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) have been able to enter the United States since President Biden ended this Trump-era...
Jeffrey S. Chase, Apr. 29, 2021
"In a recent blog post , I discussed the difficulty in establishing asylum based on a political opinion expressed against MS-13. In the specific case discussed, the Board of Immigration Appeals reversed the Immigration...
Beware the Employer Risks Nesting in President Biden’s Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill
Angelo A. Paparelli and Tieranny L. Cutler, Mar. 31, 2021
"At the urging of President Biden, two members of Congress – Senator Robert Menendez...
Muzaffar Chishti and Sarah Pierce, MPI Policy Beat, Apr. 1, 2021
"President Joe Biden’s administration is facing a burgeoning crisis as projected record-breaking numbers of foreign-born children arrive at the U.S. southern border seeking...
Ayumi Berstein, Stephen W. Yale-Loehr, Mar. 30, 2021
"Immigration has never been more polarized. But it wasn’t always that way. In 2005 , Republicans and Democrats were only about five percentage points apart in their views on immigration...
John Fritze, USA Today, Mar. 12, 2021
"Less than two months after President Donald Trump left office immigration has fizzled as an issue at the Supreme Court, with major disputes that became conservative rallying cries largely vanishing from the...
Episode 3 of Speak Now, a Series on Political Polarization
Friday, March 19, 2021, 4:30pm EDT
"Months after the 2020 election, this country feels more divided than ever. Today’s youth have only ever experienced...