Don’t Leave Immigration Out of Our Environmental Laws

CIS lawsuit seeks compliance with existing laws

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requires that every federal agency carefully consider the potential environmental consequences of any action and report them to the public before the agency acts. This has never happened regarding immigration, despite that fact that the

New Estimate of 22 Million Illegal Immigrants Is Not Plausible

A new article published in the academic journal PLOS One argues that the size of the illegal immigrant population in the United States has been grossly underestimated by prior research and arrive at a "conservative" estimate of 16.7 million illegal immigrants in 2016 and an average estimate of 22.1 million. The findings are unsupportable.

A Lower Refugee Resettlement Ceiling but Probable Higher Admissions for FY 2019

The refugee resettlement ceiling for FY 2019 was set at 30,000 by the Trump administration, from 45,000 this year.

Additional Readings: 

Refugee Admissions Likely to Rise

U.S. Continues to Back UN Refugee Compact that Contradicts Administration Goals

U.S. Immigrant Population Hit Record 43.7 Million in 2016

Overall growth slowed, but Middle Eastern, non-Mexico Latin American, Asian, and sub-Saharan African populations grew substantially

 

A new analysis of recently released U.S. Census data finds that the nation's immigrant population (legal and illegal) hit a record 43.7 million in 2016. The data also show more than 16.6 million U.S.-born minor children with an immigrant parent. Immigrants and their young children thus now account for nearly one in five U.S. residents.

Don’t Leave Immigration Out of Our Environmental Laws
Don’t Leave Immigration Out of Our Environmental Laws
‘Public Charge’ Immigration Rule
‘Public Charge’ Immigration Rule
New Estimate of Illegal Immigrants
New Estimate of Illegal Immigrants
Lower Ceiling, Higher Admissions
Lower Ceiling, Higher Admissions
Immigrant Population at Record 43.7m
Immigrant Population at Record 43.7m

CIS lawsuit seeks compliance with existing laws

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requires that every federal agency carefully consider the potential environmental consequences of any action and report them to the public before the agency acts. This has never happened regarding immigration, despite that fact that the federal immigration program is responsible for increasing the U.S. population by some 70 million people since the passage of NEPA in 1970.

A new article published in the academic journal PLOS One argues that the size of the illegal immigrant population in the United States has been grossly underestimated by prior research and arrive at a "conservative" estimate of 16.7 million illegal immigrants in 2016 and an average estimate of 22.1 million. The findings are unsupportable.

The refugee resettlement ceiling for FY 2019 was set at 30,000 by the Trump administration, from 45,000 this year.

Additional Readings: 

Refugee Admissions Likely to Rise

U.S. Continues to Back UN Refugee Compact that Contradicts Administration Goals

Overall growth slowed, but Middle Eastern, non-Mexico Latin American, Asian, and sub-Saharan African populations grew substantially

 

A new analysis of recently released U.S. Census data finds that the nation's immigrant population (legal and illegal) hit a record 43.7 million in 2016. The data also show more than 16.6 million U.S.-born minor children with an immigrant parent. Immigrants and their young children thus now account for nearly one in five U.S. residents.

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Terrorist Travel to the United States Southern Border

Informative highlights from this month's 'Country Reports on Terrorism 2017' from the State Department

The reports on Western Hemisphere countries provide telling new details about porosity and localized immigration enforcement initiatives that impact assessments about the border infiltration threat.

Attorney General to Review Bond Eligibility for Border Aliens

It should be noted that if the attorney general determines that those aliens are subject to mandatory detention, that rule could apply to potentially tens of thousands of aliens. Through January 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) found a credible fear of persecution had been established in more than 22,000 cases in just the first four months of FY 2018 alone. This means that, potentially, more than 60,000 aliens a year could be subject to detention pending a decision on their asylum applications after a credible-fear screening.