The Center has filed a civil lawsuit under the RICO Act against Richard Cohen, President of the SPLC. The case is filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and seeks damages and an injunction prohibiting Cohen and his colleague, Heidi Beirich, who heads the group's "hate group" project, from repeating the false claim that the Center is a hate group.
The most recent proposal calls for $5 billion in wall funding, which means the funding would have to stop or deter 3 to 4 percent (60,000) of the future illegal crossers over the next decade to pay for itself.
Press Release: Mark Krikorian Reacts to President Trump's Speech
CIS investigated the policy of "controlled flow", in which the governments of Panama and Costa Rica are moving thousands of migrants toward the U.S. southern border.
Topic Page: Travel Threat in Panama and Costa Rica
The number of certified H-2B workers has risen every year since 2013, growing by an average of 12.4% year-to-year.
H-2B guestworkers are paid less than their American counterparts in 21 of their top 25 job categories
The US was the sole no vote on a UN resolution that included the "Global Compact on Refugees".
Further reading: Global Compacts on Migration and Refugees Adopted This Week