An Independent Immigration Court?

Andrew Arthur, the Center's Resident Fellow in Law and Policy, testified before the House immigration subcommittee against the idea of removing the immigration courts from the Department of Justice and making them independent Article I courts.

Texas Think Tank Focuses on Chaos at the Border

Parsing Immigration Policy, Episode 37

The Honorable John Hostettler, vice president of the TPPF federal affairs initiative, States Trust, joins Parsing Immigration Policy to talk about policies and actions that states can take to secure the border.

Dispatches from Southern Mexico

Waves of mass migration at the U.S. border, like the country experienced in Del Rio in September 2021, have been replaced by diffused surges of people organized by the Mexican government.

Mexico’s Duplicitous ‘Ant Operation’

The United Nations Explains Handing Cash to U.S.-Bound Migrants

UN Funds Harvesting of ‘Repressed Memories’ of U.S.-Bound Migrants in Mexico

Immigrant Population Hits Record 46.2 Million

Foreign-born population declined through mid-2020, then rebounded dramatically

An analysis of Census Bureau data from November 2021 shows that the total U.S. immigrant population (legal and illegal) has reached 46.2 million — the highest number ever recorded in American history.

Deportations Plummet Under Biden Enforcement Policies

The Center for Immigration Studies recently obtained detailed records on deportations from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, showing a collapse in immigration enforcement under policies imposed by the Biden administration.

An Independent Immigration Court?
An Independent Immigration Court?
Texas Think Tank Focuses on Border
Texas Think Tank Focuses on Border
Dispatches from Southern Mexico
Dispatches from Southern Mexico
Immigrant Population Hits Record
Immigrant Population Hits Record
Deportations Plummet Under Biden
Deportations Plummet Under Biden

Andrew Arthur, the Center's Resident Fellow in Law and Policy, testified before the House immigration subcommittee against the idea of removing the immigration courts from the Department of Justice and making them independent Article I courts.

Parsing Immigration Policy, Episode 37

The Honorable John Hostettler, vice president of the TPPF federal affairs initiative, States Trust, joins Parsing Immigration Policy to talk about policies and actions that states can take to secure the border.

Waves of mass migration at the U.S. border, like the country experienced in Del Rio in September 2021, have been replaced by diffused surges of people organized by the Mexican government.

Mexico’s Duplicitous ‘Ant Operation’

The United Nations Explains Handing Cash to U.S.-Bound Migrants

UN Funds Harvesting of ‘Repressed Memories’ of U.S.-Bound Migrants in Mexico

Foreign-born population declined through mid-2020, then rebounded dramatically

An analysis of Census Bureau data from November 2021 shows that the total U.S. immigrant population (legal and illegal) has reached 46.2 million — the highest number ever recorded in American history.

The Center for Immigration Studies recently obtained detailed records on deportations from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, showing a collapse in immigration enforcement under policies imposed by the Biden administration.

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Is Biden Shifting on His Immigration Goals, or Doubling Down?

Mayorkas digs in as WH advisors leave, though advocates want more

Reuters ran an article recently captioned “Biden's immigration goals fade after setbacks at the U.S.-Mexico border”. Somewhat inconsistently, however, that piece suggests that the Biden administration is also doubling down on its aims to create what it terms “a fair, humane and lawful immigration system”. What that article really reflects is a disconnect between the president’s expressed policies and facts on the ground.

UN Funds Harvesting of ‘Repressed Memories’ of U.S.-Bound Migrants in Mexico

Those rejected for Mexican asylum get new stories to help with their appeals, allowing them to continue north to the U.S.

United Nations-funded immigrant service nonprofits in southern Mexico are offering an unusual and controversial psychological therapy called "repressed memory therapy" to help migrants develop stories that gain them Mexican asylum and ID cards, so they can continue on the trail north to the U.S. border.

DeSantis is right about the cost of illegal immigration

After President Biden revoked Trump-era security policies at the southern border, the resulting surge of illegal immigration brought him into conflict with red-state governors.

Here in Florida, Gov. DeSantis has particularly decried Biden’s policy of relieving pressure at the border by transporting migrants into the state without notice. In a letter to the Secretary of Homeland Security, the governor declared that illegal immigration “consumes taxpayer money and burdens governmental services.”