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Alabama immigration crackdown costing state billions: study

"Alabama's crackdown on illegal immigrants, widely seen as the toughest in the United States, could cost the state's economy up to $10.8 billion, according to a new study . The Alabama law, passed in June, requires police to detain people they suspect of being in the U...

Alabama's Job-Killing Immigration Law

"Alabama’s harsh immigration law has stirred controversy since it went into effect in September. The statute, which among other things requires police to question people they suspect of being in the U.S. illegally, has prompted thousands of immigrants to flee the state. The law’s...

Facts Are Facts: Immigration Boosts the Economy, and the Border is Secure. Next?

"Giovanni Peri, an Italian-born economist at UC Davis, is quickly becoming one of the most important voices in America's immigration debate. Featured in the Wall Street Journal last week and cited often by the New York Times and others, Peri's work sheds light on the positive effects immigrant...