Who Was Barbara Jordan and Why Does Her Work Still Matter Today?

Parsing Immigration Policy, Episode 15

Few politicians have studied United States immigration and immigration policies as comprehensively as the late civil-rights icon, the first African American congresswoman to come from the Deep South, and chairwoman of President Clinton's Commission on Immigration Reform, U.S. Representative Barbara Jordan (D-Texas).

Video: On the Migrant Trail in Costa Rica

In a new video, the Center for Immigration Studies examines the conveyor belt carrying migrants from countries beyond Central America and Mexico – including from terrorist-plagued countries – to the U.S. border.

Read more: The U.S. migration crisis in plain view at the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border

The Employment Situation of Immigrants and Natives in May 2021

Unemployment and employment among the foreign-born and native-born

An analysis by the Center for Immigration Studies of Bureau of Labor Statistics data for May 2021 shows that while the official unemployment rate (share actively looking for work) of both the native-born and immigrants has fallen significantly, it remains higher than before Covid.

Bills to Speed Resettlement of Afghan Allies Cut Corners on National Security, Fraud, and Public Health

There are reasons to be concerned about whether the bills presently pending before Congress strike the right balance between expeditious processing sufficient to meet the looming 9/11/21 withdrawal deadline, while simultaneously ensuring the security and public health safety of American citizens. This is because the bills waive or eliminate important public health and national security safeguards presently built into the law.

Estimating Illegal Immigrant Receipt of Cash Payments from the EITC and ACTC

Millions of illegal immigrants have Social Security numbers, potentially allowing them to receive cash payments from the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Additional Child Tax Credit. We estimate that illegal immigrants may receive between $3.8 and $4.5 billion from the two programs. This is in addition to the $4.4 billion we have previously estimated illegals likely received in stimulus checks this year.

Who Was Barbara Jordan?
Who Was Barbara Jordan?
A UN of Mass Illegal Immigration
A UN of Mass Illegal Immigration
Employment Situation May 2021
Employment Situation May 2021
Resettlement of Afghan Allies
Resettlement of Afghan Allies
Illegal Aliens and the EITC/ACTC
Illegal Aliens and the EITC/ACTC

Parsing Immigration Policy, Episode 15

Few politicians have studied United States immigration and immigration policies as comprehensively as the late civil-rights icon, the first African American congresswoman to come from the Deep South, and chairwoman of President Clinton's Commission on Immigration Reform, U.S. Representative Barbara Jordan (D-Texas).

In a new video, the Center for Immigration Studies examines the conveyor belt carrying migrants from countries beyond Central America and Mexico – including from terrorist-plagued countries – to the U.S. border.

Read more: The U.S. migration crisis in plain view at the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border

Unemployment and employment among the foreign-born and native-born

An analysis by the Center for Immigration Studies of Bureau of Labor Statistics data for May 2021 shows that while the official unemployment rate (share actively looking for work) of both the native-born and immigrants has fallen significantly, it remains higher than before Covid.

There are reasons to be concerned about whether the bills presently pending before Congress strike the right balance between expeditious processing sufficient to meet the looming 9/11/21 withdrawal deadline, while simultaneously ensuring the security and public health safety of American citizens. This is because the bills waive or eliminate important public health and national security safeguards presently built into the law.

Millions of illegal immigrants have Social Security numbers, potentially allowing them to receive cash payments from the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Additional Child Tax Credit. We estimate that illegal immigrants may receive between $3.8 and $4.5 billion from the two programs. This is in addition to the $4.4 billion we have previously estimated illegals likely received in stimulus checks this year.

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Joe Biden Voted to Require DHS to Achieve “Operational Control” of the Border in 2006; It Is Still the Law

Border Patrol Agent: ‘We’ve Surrendered the Border’

During an August 3 report from La Joya, Texas, Fox News reporter Bill Melugin stated he had been told by an agent: “We’ve surrendered the border.“ Melugin’s segment, replete with pictures of migrants simply walking into the United States and large numbers of them massed under a bridge in the nearby town of Mission, confirms that agent’s assessment.