New Immigration Research

ICE Deportations Hit 10-Year Low

The FY 2016 enforcement statistics from the Office of Immigration Statistics (OIS) shows the deportation numbers credited to ICE are the lowest since 2006. Aliens removed from the interior in 2016 have declined 73 percent from 2009. Read more...


NYT Runs Front-Page Ad for Jeff Sessions

The piece removes any doubt Jeff Sessions possesses the rectitude and reverence for the law that are the key qualifications for an Attorney General. Any vote against his confirmation based on disagreement over policy would be a mark of shame. Read more...


UN Report Shows Refugee System Needs Changes
Will the Trump administration change an archaic process?

The report provides us with insightful information about submission categories and acceptance rates, top resettlement countries of origin and destination, and more. It also suggests how badly in need of reform the entire refugee system is. Read more...


Tackling Sanctuary Cities

In the past several years, a “sanctuary” movement has arisen in various states and political subdivisions around the country. The Trump administration has a number of tools available to address the problem and the public safety problems they create. Read more...


The Employment Situation of Immigrants and Natives in the Third Quarter of 2016
CIS analysis of new Bureau of Labor Statistics data

A new analysis of employment data from the third quarter of 2016 shows no meaningful improvement in the labor force participation rate in recent years. The unemployment rate has improved significantly, but it only includes those who have looked for a job in the preceding four weeks. Read more...


Strange Marriage: EB-5 Visas and Charter Schools

Digging into an unpublicized aspect of the EB-5 program, this report shows that its use at charter schools is detrimental to students, teachers, and taxpayers. It is also non-rewarding for the alien investors, while being a gold mine for the EB-5 middlemen. Read more...


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...

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