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Jul 19, 2016, 11:39 ET New Statistics: Immigration Enforcement Continues Decline in 2016

 The human cost of suppressing immigration enforcement was highlighted on the opening day of the Republican National Convention, featuring...


Jul 11, 2016, 06:00 ET Food Stamp Program (SNAP) Discriminates in Favor of Ineligible Aliens

A recent report by the Center for Immigration Studies reveals that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program...


May 19, 2016, 14:30 ET Lawless Immigration Policies of the Obama Administration

Today the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest examines the declining deportations and increasing criminal...


May 09, 2016, 06:15 ET Immigrants Cost $6,200 in Welfare Benefits per Household

The Center for Immigration Studies today released a new study on cost of immigrant welfare use. It finds that the average household headed by an...


May 02, 2016, 05:15 ET Family Reunification for Illegal Aliens Disguised as Refugee Resettlement

The Center for Immigration Studies has released a new report, "Welcoming Unaccompanied Alien Children to the United States", analyzing the Obama...


Apr 21, 2016, 00:15 ET Immigration Policy and the Politics of Bernie Sanders

A new Center for Immigration Studies report analyzes Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' dramatic shift away from his former stance...


Apr 14, 2016, 23:01 ET The Issues and Implications of United States v. Texas

 In anticipation of Monday's Supreme Court oral arguments in United States v. Texas, the Center for Immigration Studies has published an...


Apr 11, 2016, 00:15 ET A Pen and a Phone: 79 immigration actions the next president can take

 A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies provides 79 specific immigration actions the next president can take on his own to return...


Mar 07, 2016, 00:08 ET 61 Million Immigrants and Their Young Children Now Live in the United States

A new Center for Immigration Studies analysis shows that more than 61 million immigrants and their American-born children under age 18 now live in...


Feb 25, 2016, 15:32 ET Skilled American Workers Ignored as Guestworker Programs Expand

 Today the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest examines the impact of high-skilled immigration on U.S....


Feb 10, 2016, 15:12 ET President's Waiver of New Visa Rules Will Expose US to Threats

Recognizing the global terrorism realities threatening the U.S., Congress passed the Visa Waiver Program Improvement Act, imposing additional...


Feb 04, 2016, 10:17 ET Debate Questions on Immigration That Don't Get Asked

 As in previous presidential elections, several recent debates have featured questions posed by non-journalists via YouTube. They weren't very...


Feb 04, 2016, 10:04 ET A Renewed Surge of Illegal Aliens at the Border

American communities continue to be inundated by a continuing large influx of illegal immigrants from Central America - about 240,000 new illegal...


Jan 20, 2016, 11:02 ET Huge Number of Visitor Overstays in 2015

A long-awaited report from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), confirming that overstays are a significant source of illegal immigration,...


Jan 11, 2016, 09:05 ET The UN's Role in U.S. Refugee Resettlement

The recent terrorism-related arrests of two refugees from the Middle East again showed the national security risks associated with the present...


Jan 08, 2016, 08:17 ET Panel Discussion: No Coyote Needed

 Those who seek to harm Americans don't need to hire smugglers to infiltrate the border when the legal means of entry are so vulnerable. The...


Dec 22, 2015, 16:37 ET Interior Enforcement Disintegrates Further in 2015

 Immigration enforcement remains in a state of collapse, according to the official statistics released by the Department of Homeland Security...


Dec 22, 2015, 16:37 ET Interior Enforcement Disintegrates Further in 2015

 Immigration enforcement remains in a state of collapse, according to the official statistics released by the Department of Homeland Security...


Sep 10, 2015, 00:15 ET Welfare Use High for Both Legal & Illegal Immigrants

Low levels of education — not legal status — are the main reason immigrant welfare use is high, according to a new report by the Center...


Sep 02, 2015, 01:00 ET 51% of Immigrant Households Access Welfare

 A new study by the Center for Immigration Studies is the first in recent years to examine immigrant (legal and illegal) and native welfare use...


Aug 13, 2015, 01:00 ET Immigrant Population Hits Record 42.1 Million in 2nd Quarter

A new analysis of monthly Census Bureau data by the Center for Immigration Studies shows that the nation's immigrant population (legal and illegal)...


May 06, 2015, 06:45 ET Interactive Map: Immigration Enforcement Activity

The Center for Immigration Studies has published a map showing the total cumulative number of aliens removed by ICE , after identification through...


Apr 13, 2015, 08:15 ET Obscure Immigration Program Hurts U.S. Residents

A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies reveals that U.S. government is paying a bonus to employers who hire certain foreign workers...


Mar 12, 2015, 00:30 ET Immigration Is No Fix for an Aging Society

Some have argued for large-scale immigration on the grounds that it will make the U.S. population much younger. But those who study demographics...


Feb 23, 2015, 05:00 ET Update: New Details on Shadow Work-Permit System

The Center for Immigration Studies has released additional data from US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on the 7.4 million work...