New Immigration Research

Analysis of the House Republican Leadership's Immigration Bill

The Republican leadership has drafted and is preparing to introduce an immigration bill. Division A of the bill provides supplemental funding. The other half, Division B, deals with what the authors conceive of as border security provisions. Read more...


Critical Schools Data for Consular Officials
Where to find more information before issuing a student visa

Information for U.S. consular officials who make decisions on visas for would-be foreign students; it shows ways to obtain information on troubled U.S. schools that may not be available through official State Department channels. Read more...


Analysis of the HUMANE Act

An analysis of the HUMANE Act, introduced by Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas), finds the legislation to be poorly crafted and highly deceptive. Read more...


2008 Trafficking Law Largely Inapplicable to Current Border Crisis

The "William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008" — a law aimed, in part, at "unaccompanied alien children" who are victims of trafficking — may have little applicability to the current situation on the border. Read more...


Analysis of the Supplemental Budget Request
A peek at what's behind the White House’s border "surge"

On July 8, the White House submitted its emergency budget request to the House of Representatives (which holds the "power of the purse" under our Constitution) to deal with the "humanitarian crisis" on our southern border. Read more...


Central American Immigrants in the U.S.

Since the surge in Central American immigrants crossing the border illegally, many have had questions about their community. This report lists some basic socio-demographic statistics for immigrants in the United States from these countries. Read more...


Records Reveal Few Central Americans Deported

Government records confirm that very few of the tens of thousands of Central Americans apprehended by the Border Patrol or ICE in recent years have been sent home. Read more...


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