Upcoming Panel: Foreign Students and National Security

The Center for Immigration Studies will host a panel discussion on Tuesday, August 20, focusing on the potential national security risk posed by our current policies relating to foreign students and exchange visitors. 

Trump Administration Announces Public Charge Rule

The new rule would favor economically self-reliant immigrants for green cards

USCIS Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli said this would protect American taxpayers and ensure that new immigrants are able to pay their own bills.

Read more: Trump’s Commonsense Rule on Immigrant Welfare Use

The Employment Situation of Immigrants and Natives in the First Quarter of 2019

Analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data from the first quarter of 2019 shows that the labor force participation rate — those working or looking for work — of native-born Americans has not returned to pre-2007 recession levels. 

Immigration Newsmaker: A Conversation with Senator Tom Cotton

Video and transcript of event now available

Transcript and video are now available from the Center for Immigration Studies Newsmaker conversation with Senator Tom Cotton regarding immigration policymaking in Congress. The conversation included topics such as the crisis at the border, reducing total immigration levels, guestworker visas, and the intersection of immigration and national security.

Can Immigration Solve the Problem of an Aging Society?

Estimating the impact of post-1990 immigration

Despite adding 43 million people to the U.S. population, post-1990 immigrants and their descendants only slightly changed the proportion of the population that is working-age.

Panel: Foreign Students
Panel: Foreign Students
New Public Charge Rule
New Public Charge Rule
First Quarter Employment Situation
First Quarter Employment Situation
Newsmaker with Senator Cotton
Newsmaker with Senator Cotton
Immigration and Aging
Immigration and Aging

The Center for Immigration Studies will host a panel discussion on Tuesday, August 20, focusing on the potential national security risk posed by our current policies relating to foreign students and exchange visitors. 

The new rule would favor economically self-reliant immigrants for green cards

USCIS Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli said this would protect American taxpayers and ensure that new immigrants are able to pay their own bills.

Read more: Trump’s Commonsense Rule on Immigrant Welfare Use

Analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data from the first quarter of 2019 shows that the labor force participation rate — those working or looking for work — of native-born Americans has not returned to pre-2007 recession levels. 

Video and transcript of event now available

Transcript and video are now available from the Center for Immigration Studies Newsmaker conversation with Senator Tom Cotton regarding immigration policymaking in Congress. The conversation included topics such as the crisis at the border, reducing total immigration levels, guestworker visas, and the intersection of immigration and national security.

Estimating the impact of post-1990 immigration

Despite adding 43 million people to the U.S. population, post-1990 immigrants and their descendants only slightly changed the proportion of the population that is working-age.

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Update on President Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' Policy

While some go home, others crash the border and run

When Central Americans trying to use asylum as a means of illegal immigration are made instead to wait in Mexico for their hearings, some give up and go home, while others abandon the asylum gambit and just try to sneak across and elude the Border Patrol.