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Supreme Court Decides United States. v. Texas
Summary and Must-read Articles

In a split decision, the Supreme Court this morning affirmed the ruling of United States. v. Texas, a challenge to Obama's 2014 executive actions. The 4-4 decision sends the case back to Judge Hanen to decide the case on the merits. Meanwhile, DAPA and extended DACA remain blocked. Read more...


Is There Bias Against Muslims Who Apply for Naturalization?

Analysis refutes an accusation by thirteen Muslims seeking naturalization that federal officials at USCIS are exhibiting bias by holding back on approvals. The Muslim plaintiffs have filed suit alleging discrimination based on a security protocol underlying the vetting of applications called CARRP. Read more...


On Track
Meeting Obama’s 10,000 Syrian refugee target, no matter what

From the beginning of the fiscal year, October 1, 2015, through May 31, 2016, over 2,773 Syrian refugees made it to the U.S., meaning that 7,227 are expected to arrive before the end of the fiscal year. Read more...


Does the H-2B Visa Program Make Sense?
Testimony Prepared for Senate Committee on the Judiciary

The justification for the H-2B program, a short supply of domestic workers for seasonal non-agricultural jobs requiring modest skill levels, is inadequate. The wage and employment picture for less-educated workers is dismal. Read more...


Malkin Wins Immigration Journalism Award
Recognized for reporting on the American worker

Michelle Malkin, nationally syndicated commentator and author, is the 2016 recipient of the Eugene Katz Award. The award, presented annually by the Center, highlights good reporting on a topic where sentimentality and group-think are all too common. Read more...


Immigration Surged in 2014 and 2015
More than three million legal and illegal immigrants settled in the United States in the last two years

An analysis of new government data shows more than three million new legal and illegal immigrants settled in the United States in 2014 and 2015 — a 39% increase over the prior two years. Read more...


Deportations and Criminal Alien Releases
Senate Subcommittee Hearing

Mark Krikorian, the Center's Executive Director, testified at a Senate Subcommittee hearing on how the Obama administration has transformed violation of immigration law into a "secondary offense." Read more...


Growing Numbers of Cuban Migrants in the U.S.

Over the last couple of months, thousands of Cuban migrants were transferred from Central America to Mexico. And once at the U.S.-Mexico border Cubans without visas are waved into the United States and are given legal status and full access to welfare programs. Read more...

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