New Immigration Research

National Academy of Sciences Study
Workers and Taxpayers Lose, Businesses Benefit

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have just published a report examining the fiscal and economic impact of immigration. Below is the Center for Immigration Studies' analysis of the report. Read more...


The Continuing Growth of Cuban Migration

With only a few weeks left in fiscal year 2016, there are thousands more U.S.-bound Cubans stranded in Central and South America. They are hoping for additional airlifts to the southern border so they can take advantage of the Cuban Adjustment Act and the "wet foot, dry foot" policy. Read more...


County Map: Growth of Adult Immigrant Population
Immigrant share of adults quadrupled in 232 counties between 1990 to 2014

A new series of maps by the Center for Immigration Studies based on Census Bureau data provides detailed information on the nation's immigrant population (legal and illegal) at the county level in 1990, 2000, and 2014. Read more...


Immigrants Replace Natives in the Workforce
Evidence on low-skill workers from the American Time-Use Survey

It is well known that lower-skilled men in their prime working years have left the labor force in increasing numbers over the past several decades. Experts have been reluctant to acknowledge, however, that the work problem has afflicted native-born men almost exclusively. Read more...


Map Update: Sanctuary Cities, Counties, and States
Sanctuary Cities Continue to Obstruct Enforcement, Threaten Public Safety

Sanctuary jurisdictions remain a significant public safety problem throughout the country. About 300 jurisdictions have been identified by ICE as having a policy that is non-cooperative and obstructs immigration enforcement (as of September 2015). Read more...


Ten Immigration Questions for Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has not been asked to detail her positions on a variety of immigration-related issues. The following questions raise some of the issues researchers in the immigration field would like to know about in order to provide better analysis of her position. Read more...


The Employment Situation of Immigrants and Natives in the First Quarter of 2016

A new analysis of government data shows the number and share of working-age natives not in the labor force has remained virtually unchanged in the last four years despite the number and percentage of native-born Americans officially unemployed improving. Read more...

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