New Immigration Research

Trump's Plan to Deport Criminal Aliens
Will address the most disastrous failings of the Obama administration's faux-enforcement regime

The president-elect's announcement that he plans to start with criminal aliens is not only reasonable, it is very feasible, and will address the most disastrous failings of the Obama administration's faux-enforcement regime. Read more...


'Law and Order' Starts at State Department
Trump admin can crack down on illegal immigration and protect Americans by reforming visa programs

Immigration security starts beyond our borders, and one critical agency, the State Department, has largely escaped accountability for policies and programs that over time have greatly eroded our security and the integrity of our immigration system. Read more...


Brentwood, NY: A Case Study of How Flawed Immigration Policy Begets Gang Violence

The Center has released the first two reports of a series on the issues surrounding the placement of thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America in communities across the United States. Read more...


H-1B: Dependent, Willful Violator, and Debarred
Thousands of Employers Prefer Alien Workers to Americans

The Center for has produced two maps using publicly available Department of Labor data. Both maps focus on designations given to H-1B employers regarding their use and abuse of the program. Read more...


Immigration Surging; 1.5 Million Arriving Annually
Total immigrant pop. hit record high in 2015 — 43.3 million

Newly released data from the Census Bureau shows that 1.5m new immigrants are arriving annually. New immigrants include green card holders; long-term "temporary" visitors who often stay permanently, and new illegal immigrants. Read more...


Panel: Human Smuggling and the Asylum Surge
Video and Transcript Available

Large numbers of illegal aliens demanding asylum continue to arrive with the help of transnational criminal organizations. The Center hosted a panel discussion focusing on the asylum surge, the cartels' role in this phenomenon, and policy prescriptions to address it. Read more...


Nearly 65 Million U.S. Residents Spoke a Foreign Language at Home in 2015
Up 5.2 million since 2010 and up 1.5 million since 2014

Newly released Census Bureau data shows that a record 64.7 million U.S. residents five years of age and older spoke a language other than English at home in 2015. The number is up 5.2 million since 2010 and increased by 1.5 million in just the last year. Read more...


Border Asylum Claims Up Tenfold Since 2009

The number of people arriving at U.S. land borders and ports of entry to file asylum applications has soared dramatically in the last year, and is now about 10 times higher than it was in 2009, according to statistics from USCIS. Read more...

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