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

Immigration Policy Opinion and the 2016 Presidential Vote

Issue relevance in the Trump-Clinton election

 

As a policy issue, immigration played an unusually prominent role in the 2016 election, one that issues do not regularly play in presidential contests. Donald Trump made immigration a central theme of his campaign, raising the subject frequently at major rallies and in widely covered speeches. It was one topic of consistent message discipline in an organization that many called untidy and haphazard.

Panel: Immigration Fixes

Transcript and Video Available

 

The Center hosted panel discussion focusing on past and present attempts to change the immigration system. The speakers will included U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-Ga), co-author of the RAISE Act, Michael Teitelbaum, Vice Chairman of the bipartisan U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform, and Jessica Vaughan, Director of Policy Studies at the Center and author of an extensive report on chain migration.

DOJ Targets More Sanctuaries

The DOJ sent a letter to 29 sanctuary jurisdictions that received law enforcement grants under the Byrne/Justice Assistance Grants program in 2016, warning them that they appear to be in violation of federal law and may have to repay the funds.

U.S. Immigrant Population Hit Record 43.7 Million in 2016

Overall growth slowed, but Middle Eastern, non-Mexico Latin American, Asian, and sub-Saharan African populations grew substantially

 

A new analysis of recently released U.S. Census data finds that the nation's immigrant population (legal and illegal) hit a record 43.7 million in 2016. The data also show more than 16.6 million U.S.-born minor children with an immigrant parent. Immigrants and their young children thus now account for nearly one in five U.S. residents.

Panel: Worksite Enforcement
Panel: Worksite Enforcement
The 2016 Presidential Vote
The 2016 Presidential Vote
Panel: Trends in Chain Migration
Panel: Trends in Chain Migration
DOJ Targets More Sanctuaries
DOJ Targets More Sanctuaries
Immigrant Population at Record 43.7m
Immigrant Population at Record 43.7m

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.

Issue relevance in the Trump-Clinton election

 

As a policy issue, immigration played an unusually prominent role in the 2016 election, one that issues do not regularly play in presidential contests. Donald Trump made immigration a central theme of his campaign, raising the subject frequently at major rallies and in widely covered speeches. It was one topic of consistent message discipline in an organization that many called untidy and haphazard.

Transcript and Video Available

 

The Center hosted panel discussion focusing on past and present attempts to change the immigration system. The speakers will included U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-Ga), co-author of the RAISE Act, Michael Teitelbaum, Vice Chairman of the bipartisan U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform, and Jessica Vaughan, Director of Policy Studies at the Center and author of an extensive report on chain migration.

The DOJ sent a letter to 29 sanctuary jurisdictions that received law enforcement grants under the Byrne/Justice Assistance Grants program in 2016, warning them that they appear to be in violation of federal law and may have to repay the funds.

Overall growth slowed, but Middle Eastern, non-Mexico Latin American, Asian, and sub-Saharan African populations grew substantially

 

A new analysis of recently released U.S. Census data finds that the nation's immigrant population (legal and illegal) hit a record 43.7 million in 2016. The data also show more than 16.6 million U.S.-born minor children with an immigrant parent. Immigrants and their young children thus now account for nearly one in five U.S. residents.

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When Disney replaced 350 Americans with foreign workers, forcing them to train their replacements, did we see any Florida members of Congress threaten to shut down the government unless it was stopped? et when illegal aliens working under the DACA program are threatened with losing their jobs, members of Congress spring into action.