Can A Wall Pay for Itself? An Update

The most recent proposal calls for $5 billion in wall funding, which means the funding would have to stop or deter 3 to 4 percent (60,000) of the future illegal crossers over the next decade to pay for itself.

Press Release: Mark Krikorian Reacts to President Trump's Speech

Video: Panama and Costa Rica Governments Are Doing Smugglers' Job for Them

CIS investigated the policy of "controlled flow", in which the governments of Panama and Costa Rica are moving thousands of migrants toward the U.S. southern border.

Topic Page: Travel Threat in Panama and Costa Rica

Oped: Central American Countries Are Helping Middle Easterners

Impact of H-2B Guestworkers in 2018

The number of certified H-2B workers has risen every year since 2013, growing by an average of 12.4% year-to-year.

H-2B guestworkers are paid less than their American counterparts in 21 of their top 25 job categories

Disappointing New H-1B Rules: A Bonanza for Employers

The announcement of DHS's new regulations on H-1B visas are deeply disappointing and will not benefit the workers displaced by the visas.

Additional reading:

New H-1B Regulations Do Nothing for U.S. Workers

 

A Wall Can Fund Itself
A Wall Can Fund Itself
CIS in Panama and Costa Rica
CIS in Panama and Costa Rica
Impact of H-2B Workers
Impact of H-2B Workers
US Pushes Back on UN Refugee Compact
US Pushes Back on UN Refugee Compact
New DHS Regulations on H-1Bs
New DHS Regulations on H-1Bs

The most recent proposal calls for $5 billion in wall funding, which means the funding would have to stop or deter 3 to 4 percent (60,000) of the future illegal crossers over the next decade to pay for itself.

Press Release: Mark Krikorian Reacts to President Trump's Speech

CIS investigated the policy of "controlled flow", in which the governments of Panama and Costa Rica are moving thousands of migrants toward the U.S. southern border.

Topic Page: Travel Threat in Panama and Costa Rica

Oped: Central American Countries Are Helping Middle Easterners Illegally Enter The U.S.

 

The number of certified H-2B workers has risen every year since 2013, growing by an average of 12.4% year-to-year.

H-2B guestworkers are paid less than their American counterparts in 21 of their top 25 job categories

The announcement of DHS's new regulations on H-1B visas are deeply disappointing and will not benefit the workers displaced by the visas.

Additional reading:

New H-1B Regulations Do Nothing for U.S. Workers

 

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A Modest Shutdown Proposal for Immigration Judges

Considering furloughed IJs for detained cases is worth a shot

This would enable the now-furloughed judges to work during the shutdown; it would help to mitigate any increase in the backlog (and would likely reduce it in the long run); it would free up detention space; and it would serve the interests of justice by speeding up the asylum process for those who are detained, and who have applications pending.