Panel: Projecting the Impact of Immigration on Population

CIS hosted a panel discussion focusing on the impact of immigration on both population growth and the working-age share of America's population. The starting point for conversation was the recent report by the Center's Director of Research, Dr. Steven Camarota. Video and transcript will be posted when available.

Report: Projecting the Impact of Immigration on the U.S. Population

The History of the Flores Settlement

How a 1997 agreement cracked open our detention laws

Understanding how the current "family separation" asylum crisis arose requires understanding the history of the Flores Settlement.

Trump Wants Increased Immigration. Please Clap.

President Trump has apparently fallen for the "legal good/illegal bad" immigration fallacy, and said he wants higher levels of legal immigration than ever before. But does his base? Read more.

Further Reading: Democrats and Open Borders: The Budget Is the Policy

Revisiting ‘A Pen and a Phone’: A Midterm Assessment

What immigration actions has the president taken, and how effective have they been?

In April 2016, we published a list of 79 executive actions that could be taken by the president on immigration. Two years into President Trump's term, we analyze the progress he made on that list.

Spending Bill Disappoints
Spending Bill Disappoints
Panel: Immigration and U.S. Population
Panel: Immigration and U.S. Population
History of the Flores Settlement
History of the Flores Settlement
Trump Wants Higher Immigration
Trump Wants Higher Immigration
79 Actions on Immigration
79 Actions on Immigration

CIS hosted a panel discussion focusing on the impact of immigration on both population growth and the working-age share of America's population. The starting point for conversation was the recent report by the Center's Director of Research, Dr. Steven Camarota. Video and transcript will be posted when available.

Report: Projecting the Impact of Immigration on the U.S. Population

How a 1997 agreement cracked open our detention laws

Understanding how the current "family separation" asylum crisis arose requires understanding the history of the Flores Settlement.

President Trump has apparently fallen for the "legal good/illegal bad" immigration fallacy, and said he wants higher levels of legal immigration than ever before. But does his base? Read more.

Further Reading: Democrats and Open Borders: The Budget Is the Policy

What immigration actions has the president taken, and how effective have they been?

In April 2016, we published a list of 79 executive actions that could be taken by the president on immigration. Two years into President Trump's term, we analyze the progress he made on that list.

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Mexico's Dispersal of Latest Caravan Simply Frees Migrants to Cross the U.S. Border Less Visibly

A CIS visit to the improvised caravan migrant shelter at Piedras Negras, Mexico

The caravan of some 2,000 mostly Hondurans began arriving earlier this month, but was unable to rush the U.S. border because the Mexican government detained them in a converted ceramics factory. But as they're bused to other locations in Mexico, most still intend to cross the border and exploit the catch-and-release loopholes in U.S. law.

List of 54 'Compromised Colleges' for F-1 Students Shrinks by 16

In August 2017 the Center for Immigration Studies published a list of 54 marginal universities — we called them "compromised colleges" — all of which had DHS approval for the admission of foreign students and all of which were only accredited by an entity that, in turn, was "derecognized" by the U.S. Department of Education (DoEd) on the grounds of its own low standards.