A new analysis by the Center for Immigration Studies of data collected by the U.S. government in the first half of 2022 shows that not only is immigration up from Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America, but immigration from the rest of the world has declined. As a result, 2022 is the first time since 2006 that the government’s Current Population Survey (CPS) shows more than half of new legal and illegal immigrants came from this part of the world.
This analysis measures the socio-economic status (SES) of U.S.-born adult (ages 25 to 29) children of immigrants (second-generation Americans). We focus on this age group because by this age individuals have traditionally become independent of their parents, but are still young enough that their immigrant parents are relatively recent arrivals.
The European Union’s highest court issued a ruling in June that significantly curtails the use of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data in protecting air travel and border security. PNR is passenger information that airlines must provide to government authorities before each plane flies.
Judge Trevor McFadden of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has ruled that the lawsuit, Massachusetts Coalition for Immigration Reform (MCIR) v. Department of Homeland Security, can proceed against the Biden Administration for failing to conduct environmental analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
The latest Biden administration disclosures in Biden v. Texas reveal that in May, DHS released 95,318 migrants CBP had encountered at the Southwest border into the United States, bringing the total of illegal migrant releases there under the Biden administration to 1,049,532 — a population larger than the number of residents in the president’s home state of Delaware, at a rate of 2,115 per day.