Two CIS Staff Members to Testify Before House Subcommittees

Jessica Vaughan, Center Director of Policy Studies, testified before a House Judiciary Subcommittee. 

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Art Arthur, Center Resident Fellow in Law and Policy, testified before a House Natural Resources Subcommittee.

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Do States Have a Say in the Refugee Resettlement Program?

Tennessee lawsuit highlights federal overreach

 

This report traces the history of the federal-state relationship regarding refugees, identifies flaws, and proposes solutions. The report highlights the ongoing lawsuit filed by the State of Tennessee against the federal government, addressing the extent to which the federal government can compel a state to pay for a federal program that the state does not want implemented.

Immigration Brief: An Immigration Enforcement Plan

Better immigration enforcement needs to be a part of any DACA deal. Kent Lundgren, co-founder and past chairman of the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers, explains what a successful plan must include.

2016 Immigrant Arrival Numbers Match Highest Level in U.S. History

53% increase since low point in 2011

 

An analysis of newly released Census Bureau data shows that 1.03 million immigrants (legal and illegal) settled in the United States in the first six months of 2016. Based on prior patterns, a total of 1.8 million immigrants likely came in all of 2016.

Panel: How Immigration Reform Failed at the Worksite

The Center hosted a panel discussion on the history of the bi-partisan 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act banning the employment of illegal immigrants and the subsequent bipartisan failure to follow through. The speakers will included Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), Dr. Lindsay Lowell, and Jerry Kammer, who recently authored a book, entitled “What Happened to Worksite Enforcement?” which traces immigration

House Subcommittee Hearings
House Subcommittee Hearings
Refugee Resettlement
Refugee Resettlement
An Immigration Enforcement Plan
An Immigration Enforcement Plan
1.8m Immigrants in 2016
1.8m Immigrants in 2016
Panel: Worksite Enforcement
Panel: Worksite Enforcement

Jessica Vaughan, Center Director of Policy Studies, testified before a House Judiciary Subcommittee. 

VIEW TESTIMONY

Art Arthur, Center Resident Fellow in Law and Policy, testified before a House Natural Resources Subcommittee.

VIEW TESTIMONY

Tennessee lawsuit highlights federal overreach

 

This report traces the history of the federal-state relationship regarding refugees, identifies flaws, and proposes solutions. The report highlights the ongoing lawsuit filed by the State of Tennessee against the federal government, addressing the extent to which the federal government can compel a state to pay for a federal program that the state does not want implemented.

Better immigration enforcement needs to be a part of any DACA deal. Kent Lundgren, co-founder and past chairman of the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers, explains what a successful plan must include.

53% increase since low point in 2011

 

An analysis of newly released Census Bureau data shows that 1.03 million immigrants (legal and illegal) settled in the United States in the first six months of 2016. Based on prior patterns, a total of 1.8 million immigrants likely came in all of 2016.

The Center hosted a panel discussion on the history of the bi-partisan 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act banning the employment of illegal immigrants and the subsequent bipartisan failure to follow through. The speakers will included Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), Dr. Lindsay Lowell, and Jerry Kammer, who recently authored a book, entitled “What Happened to Worksite Enforcement?” which traces immigration reform over five administrations.

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The Mutating Sanctuary Virus

It was only a matter of time, I suppose, and now the inevitable has happened: the "sanctuary" virus has mutated and grown to encompass not only resistance to immigration matters, but also to federal drug laws.