The Center for Immigration Studies hosted a panel analyzing the presidential candidates' positions on immigration and how immigration policy may be impacted by the November 3 election. Immigration has not been widely discussed by either presidential campaign, but the issue has a major impact on many issues Americans care strongly about, including jobs, wages, healthcare, the economy, law enforcement, and education.
Promoting National Security and Community Safety
The Center for Immigration Studies hosted a conversation highlighting the Center's new report on the value of biometrics in immigration enforcement and how that relates to national security and public safety.
Read report: Biometrics in Immigration
The Center for Immigration Studies hosted a panel discussing a new report, Overcrowded Housing Among Immigrant and Native-Born Workers.
Dr. Peter Skerry, a professor of political science at Boston College and a past senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, joined Dr. Steven Camarota, the Center's director of research and co-author of the report.
The new H-1B rules being announced today are long-overdue moves to protect American workers. These reforms strike directly at the harmful staffing-company model of employment that has commodified these visa workers, displaced qualified Americans, and undermined the integrity of employment visa programs.
A new video from the Center for Immigration Studies shows the latest migrant caravan from Honduras, some 4,000 strong, looking as though it would break through Guatemalan police on its way north. But Guatemalan police later regrouped and disrupted the caravan, busing most of the migrants home.