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20 Presidential Actions Needed to Reduce Work Visas and Permits

A new report that outlines 20 actions the president could take immediately that could potentially reduce the number of temporary foreign workers by 1.2 million, or nearly 50 percent.

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The Employment Situation of Immigrants and Natives in April 2020

First full month of data after Covid-19 shutdown shows dramatic downturn in employment

An analysis of data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that both native-born Americans and immigrants suffered a massive increase in unemployment in April. With 18.2 million natives and 4.3 million immigrants unemployed, it is now especially difficult to justify the continued entry of new immigrants on the grounds of any "labor shortage".

U.S. Immigrant Performance on International Tests

This report examines how immigrants in the United States perform on international tests, with comparisons both to native-born Americans and to the broader Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The results indicate that the United States has failed to bring the achievement level of low-skill immigrants and their children up to parity with other Americans.

Immigration Newsmaker: Book Talk with Former ICE Acting Director Tom Homan

The Center streamed an Immigration Newsmaker conversation with former ICE Acting Director Tom Homan, author of a new book, Defend the Border & Save Lives: Solving Our Most Important Humanitarian and Security Crisis. Homan explained why Americans should care about illegal immigration and how to fix the problem.

Immigration Newsmaker: A Conversation with Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions

The Center for Immigration Studies streamed an Immigration Newsmaker conversation on featuring former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

During his twenty years in the U.S. Senate, Sessions played a major role in the immigration debate and resulting policy.

20 Presidential Actions Needed
20 Presidential Actions Needed
New Employment Statistics
New Employment Statistics
Immigrant Performance on International Tests
Immigrant Performance on International Tests
A Conversation with Tom Homan
A Conversation with Tom Homan
A Conversation with Jeff Sessions
A Conversation with Jeff Sessions

20 Presidential Actions Needed to Reduce Work Visas and Permits

A new report that outlines 20 actions the president could take immediately that could potentially reduce the number of temporary foreign workers by 1.2 million, or nearly 50 percent.

Panel Video

Panel Transcript

First full month of data after Covid-19 shutdown shows dramatic downturn in employment

An analysis of data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that both native-born Americans and immigrants suffered a massive increase in unemployment in April. With 18.2 million natives and 4.3 million immigrants unemployed, it is now especially difficult to justify the continued entry of new immigrants on the grounds of any "labor shortage".

This report examines how immigrants in the United States perform on international tests, with comparisons both to native-born Americans and to the broader Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The results indicate that the United States has failed to bring the achievement level of low-skill immigrants and their children up to parity with other Americans.

The Center streamed an Immigration Newsmaker conversation with former ICE Acting Director Tom Homan, author of a new book, Defend the Border & Save Lives: Solving Our Most Important Humanitarian and Security Crisis. Homan explained why Americans should care about illegal immigration and how to fix the problem.

The Center for Immigration Studies streamed an Immigration Newsmaker conversation on featuring former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

During his twenty years in the U.S. Senate, Sessions played a major role in the immigration debate and resulting policy.

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Immigration and Labor, One and Inseparable

Lessons from Samuel Gompers, Barbara Jordan, and Steven Camarota

For the good of the millions of unemployed Americans, for the continued good of our legal immigration system, and for the good of their own reelection prospects, our leaders need to recognize the simple fact: "Immigration is fundamentally a labor issue." And act accordingly.