The Center for Immigration Studies is hosting a panel discussion on today at 9:30am, focusing on the potential national security risk posed by our current policies relating to foreign students and exchange visitors.
The new rule would favor economically self-reliant immigrants for green cards
USCIS Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli said this would protect American taxpayers and ensure that new immigrants are able to pay their own bills.
Analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data from the first quarter of 2019 shows that the labor force participation rate — those working or looking for work — of native-born Americans has not returned to pre-2007 recession levels.
Video and transcript of event now available
Transcript and video are now available from the Center for Immigration Studies Newsmaker conversation with Senator Tom Cotton regarding immigration policymaking in Congress. The conversation included topics such as the crisis at the border, reducing total immigration levels, guestworker visas, and the intersection of immigration and national security.
Estimating the impact of post-1990 immigration
Despite adding 43 million people to the U.S. population, post-1990 immigrants and their descendants only slightly changed the proportion of the population that is working-age.