Panel: Trump vs. Biden on Immigration

The Center for Immigration Studies hosted a panel analyzing the presidential candidates' positions on immigration and how immigration policy may be impacted by the November 3 election. Immigration has not been widely discussed by either presidential campaign, but the issue has a major impact on many issues Americans care strongly about, including jobs, wages, healthcare, the economy, law enforcement, and education.

Panel: Biometrics in Immigration

Promoting National Security and Community Safety

The Center for Immigration Studies hosted a conversation highlighting the Center's new report on the value of biometrics in immigration enforcement and how that relates to national security and public safety. 

Read report: Biometrics in Immigration

Panel: Overcrowded Housing Among Immigrant and Native-Born Workers

The Center for Immigration Studies hosted a panel discussing a new report, Overcrowded Housing Among Immigrant and Native-Born Workers

Dr. Peter Skerry, a professor of political science at Boston College and a past senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, joined Dr. Steven Camarota, the Center's director of research and co-author of the report.

 

New H-1B Rules to Protect American Workers

The new H-1B rules being announced today are long-overdue moves to protect American workers. These reforms strike directly at the harmful staffing-company model of employment that has commodified these visa workers, displaced qualified Americans, and undermined the integrity of employment visa programs.

Immigration Brief: Migrant Caravans America’s Next Mass Migration Crisis

A new video from the Center for Immigration Studies shows the latest migrant caravan from Honduras, some 4,000 strong, looking as though it would break through Guatemalan police on its way north. But Guatemalan police later regrouped and disrupted the caravan, busing most of the migrants home.

Panel: Trump vs. Biden on Immigration
Panel: Trump vs. Biden on Immigration
Panel: Biometrics in Immigration
Panel: Biometrics in Immigration
Panel: Overcrowded Housing
Panel: Overcrowded Housing
New H-1B Rules
New H-1B Rules
Immigration Brief: Migrant Caravans
Immigration Brief: Migrant Caravans

The Center for Immigration Studies hosted a panel analyzing the presidential candidates' positions on immigration and how immigration policy may be impacted by the November 3 election. Immigration has not been widely discussed by either presidential campaign, but the issue has a major impact on many issues Americans care strongly about, including jobs, wages, healthcare, the economy, law enforcement, and education.

Promoting National Security and Community Safety

The Center for Immigration Studies hosted a conversation highlighting the Center's new report on the value of biometrics in immigration enforcement and how that relates to national security and public safety. 

Read report: Biometrics in Immigration

The Center for Immigration Studies hosted a panel discussing a new report, Overcrowded Housing Among Immigrant and Native-Born Workers

Dr. Peter Skerry, a professor of political science at Boston College and a past senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, joined Dr. Steven Camarota, the Center's director of research and co-author of the report.

 

The new H-1B rules being announced today are long-overdue moves to protect American workers. These reforms strike directly at the harmful staffing-company model of employment that has commodified these visa workers, displaced qualified Americans, and undermined the integrity of employment visa programs.

A new video from the Center for Immigration Studies shows the latest migrant caravan from Honduras, some 4,000 strong, looking as though it would break through Guatemalan police on its way north. But Guatemalan police later regrouped and disrupted the caravan, busing most of the migrants home.

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August Migration Numbers Continue to Show Large, if Uneven, Reductions

We at CIS have been following nine different monthly migration measures to weigh the combined influence of the Covid-19 restrictions and the overall policies of the Trump administration. Newly obtained August data shows substantial reductions in the measured flows when compared to August 2019, and continues to show that the reductions are uneven, as before.

End-of-Year Totals on BOP Criminal Aliens, Border Patrol Drug Seizures

A common theme

With the end of the fiscal year, federal agencies have begun publishing their annual reports, including reports on the number of aliens in federal Bureau of Prisons custody in FY 2019, and final workload totals from Customs and Border Protection for FY 2020. One theme runs through each — drugs — and the ties between immigration and the drug trade.