Immigration Brief: The Cost of a DACA Amnesty

As the termination date for the unconstitutional Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program approaches, congressional leaders continue to look for a resolution. Any resolution must take into account the cost of an amnesty for this generally low-education, low-skilled population. Dr. Steven Camarota, CIS director of research, discusses the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report, which estimated a cost of $26 billion for a ”Dreamer” amnesty.

Immigration Brief: Chain Migration

The primary source of immigration to the U.S.

 

The latest immigration video released by the Center for Immigration Studies focuses on chain migration – individuals allowed permanent entry to the United States because of a family relationship to a recent immigrant.

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

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.

Video: Cost of a DACA Amnesty
Video: Cost of a DACA Amnesty
Video: Chain Migration
Video: Chain Migration
1.8m Immigrants in 2016
1.8m Immigrants in 2016
Panel: Worksite Enforcement
Panel: Worksite Enforcement
DOJ Targets More Sanctuaries
DOJ Targets More Sanctuaries

As the termination date for the unconstitutional Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program approaches, congressional leaders continue to look for a resolution. Any resolution must take into account the cost of an amnesty for this generally low-education, low-skilled population. Dr. Steven Camarota, CIS director of research, discusses the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report, which estimated a cost of $26 billion for a ”Dreamer” amnesty.

The primary source of immigration to the U.S.

 

The latest immigration video released by the Center for Immigration Studies focuses on chain migration – individuals allowed permanent entry to the United States because of a family relationship to a recent immigrant.

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.

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.

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On Denaturalizing Spies

In tandem with the criminal trial, it would behoove the Justice Department to be preparing to strip former CIA officer and Chinese spy Jerry Chun Shing Lee of his citizenship as well.