Immigration Law

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U.S. Unauthorized Immigrant Total Dips to Lowest Level in a Decade - Pew Research
Posted on 28 Nov 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Pew Research Center, Nov. 27, 2018 - "The number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. fell to its lowest level in more than a decade, according to new Pew Research Center estimates based on 2016 government data. The decline is due almost entirely... Read More

Growing Up in the Shadows: The Developmental Implications of Unauthorized Status
Posted on 19 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Unauthorized immigrants account for approximately one-fourth of all immigrants in the United States, yet they dominate public perceptions and are at the heart of a policy impasse. Caught in the middle are the children of these immigrants—youth... Read More

Call Them 'Unauthorized'
Posted on 28 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Whether we use the word illegal or unauthorized, alien or migrant, or whether we call it a banana , the only thing that matters is whether, and when, we enact meaningful, and comprehensive, immigration reform . Toward that end, let's use language... Read More

Unauthorized Immigrant Population Profiles
Posted on 7 Dec 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Learn about the estimated 11.4 million unauthorized immigrants living in the United States. Where do they live? When did they arrive in the United States, and from which origin countries? What are their levels of education, top industries of employment... Read More

Unauthorized Aliens: Policy Options for Providing Targeted Immigration Relief
Posted on 25 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"To help inform policy discussions about addressing the unauthorized alien population in these targeted ways, this report will analyze components of the unauthorized population and discuss policy options to provide relief to selected subgroups of... Read More

Unauthorized Workers Give Scofflaw Employers Competitive Edge
Posted on 21 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Competing with companies that hire immigrants who aren’t authorized to work in the U.S. is tough for a small business that follows the law because of the cost. Often, businesses pay ineligible workers less, and they also save on taxes. ... Read More