Are Immigrants Less Willing to Report Crime?

Parsing Immigration Policy, Episode 26

One of the most frequently cited justifications for sanctuary policies is the claim that immigrants are less willing to report victimization to authorities. A report was released by the Center for Immigration Studies casts doubt on this claim, using the latest data from the National Crime Victimization Survey.

Panel: Asylum Reform and the Border

The Center for Immigration Studies will host a panel discussion entitled “Asylum Reform and the Border” on Wednesday, October 27, at 9 a.m. EDT at the National Press Club.

Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.), who has twice introduced legislation to help prevent fraud and abuse in the asylum system, will join the Center's experts to discuss the U.S. asylum system and propose ways to close the loopholes that encourage fraudulent asylum claims.

How the Border Became the Disaster It Is, and How Biden Wants to Make It Worse

Understanding the decade-long series of specific decisions that led to chaos

The chaotic humanitarian and national-security disaster at the Southwest border did not happen overnight. Although the Biden administration has made it much worse by ham-handedly trashing successful policies put in place by his predecessor to gain control of the border, the disaster is the natural end-product of a series of specific decisions.

Budget Reconciliation Bill

Congressional Democrats are attempting to use a poorly understood legislative maneuver known as “reconciliation” to pass a massive amnesty for eight million aliens.

Legal Immigration Will Implode Under ‘Budget Reconciliation’ Bill

Never-Ending Green Cards for Criminals in ‘Budget Reconciliation’ Bill

Amnesty in the Reconciliation Bill Could Cost Social Security and Medicare $1 Trillion

Immigrants from Afghanistan

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

Podcast: Are Immigrants Less Willing to Report Crime?
Podcast: Are Immigrants Less Willing to Report Crime?
Panel: Asylum Reform and the Border
Panel: Asylum Reform and the Border
Biden Wants to Make the Border Worse
Biden Wants to Make the Border Worse
2021 Reconciliation Bill
2021 Reconciliation Bill
Immigrants from Afghanistan
Immigrants from Afghanistan

Parsing Immigration Policy, Episode 26

One of the most frequently cited justifications for sanctuary policies is the claim that immigrants are less willing to report victimization to authorities. A report was released by the Center for Immigration Studies casts doubt on this claim, using the latest data from the National Crime Victimization Survey.

The Center for Immigration Studies will host a panel discussion entitled “Asylum Reform and the Border” on Wednesday, October 27, at 9 a.m. EDT at the National Press Club.

Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.), who has twice introduced legislation to help prevent fraud and abuse in the asylum system, will join the Center's experts to discuss the U.S. asylum system and propose ways to close the loopholes that encourage fraudulent asylum claims.

Understanding the decade-long series of specific decisions that led to chaos

The chaotic humanitarian and national-security disaster at the Southwest border did not happen overnight. Although the Biden administration has made it much worse by ham-handedly trashing successful policies put in place by his predecessor to gain control of the border, the disaster is the natural end-product of a series of specific decisions.

Congressional Democrats are attempting to use a poorly understood legislative maneuver known as “reconciliation” to pass a massive amnesty for eight million aliens.

Legal Immigration Will Implode Under ‘Budget Reconciliation’ Bill

Never-Ending Green Cards for Criminals in ‘Budget Reconciliation’ Bill

Amnesty in the Reconciliation Bill Could Cost Social Security and Medicare $1 Trillion

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

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All-Time Record for Southwest Border Apprehensions in FY 2021

In typical D.C. fashion, CBP drops border numbers on Friday afternoon

Late on the afternoon of October 22, CBP released statistics on the number of aliens apprehended at the Southwest border for September. The timing could be happenstance, but it’s common for bureaucrats to release bad news just before the weekend, and these numbers are abysmal. More illegal migrants were apprehended at the Southwest border in FY 2021 than any previous year there, ever.

DHS Can’t Just Release Illegal Migrants at the Border

Whether it is ‘expedited’ or ‘regular’ removal, the detention rules are strict

DHS can only release illegal migrants “on a case-by-case basis for urgent humanitarian reasons or significant public benefit” — not because detention is unavailable or impracticable, as the Biden administration proposes, and not en masse as it has been doing, under an incorrect reading of the release authority in section 236(a) of the INA.

Facebook’s U.S. Worker Discrimination Settlement Should Compel Congress to End H-1B ‘Dual-Intent’ Legal Fiction

Loopholes in the law allow Big Tech and other companies to permanently retain ‘temporary’ foreign workers at the expense of American workers

Setting aside the paltry financial penalty, the real story is the loopholes in the law that allow companies like Facebook to maintain a constant pipeline of cheap foreign labor instead of hiring or retaining qualified American workers.