Congressional Democrats are attempting to use a poorly understood legislative maneuver known as “reconciliation” to pass a massive amnesty for eight million aliens.
Parsing Immigration Policy, Episode 21
The "public charge" doctrine – meaning that a person likely to have to be supported by taxpayers (a public charge) should not be permitted to immigrate – is one of the oldest elements of American immigration policy.
But then as now, the main question is how to define public charge.
A profile of foreign-born Afghans
This report uses the latest Census Bureau data to examine where Afghan immigrants live and their education levels, income, employment, fertility, poverty, welfare use, and other sociodemographic characteristics.
Watch Panel: Afghans in the US
The 20th anniversary of the attacks that claimed thousands of American lives is an appropriate occasion to reflect on the role immigration failures played in the 9/11 attacks and the progress made in limiting opportunities for future terrorism.
The P-2 program for Iraqis was suspended earlier this year because of widespread fraud, raising doubts about the integrity of this program for Afghans (who were only recently designated for P-2 admissions) weeks before the collapse of the U.S.-backed Kabul government.