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Apr 17, 2018, 08:08 ET Survey Shows Hondurans Emigrate for Economic Reasons

The widely covered caravan of illegal aliens – most of them from Honduras – continues to makes its way toward the U.S. border, where the majority are ...


Apr 16, 2018, 09:57 ET A Caravan of Illegal Immigrants, A Test of U.S. Borders

"A Caravan of Illegal Immigrants: A Test of U.S. Borders" was the topic of a recent hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security of the House ...


Jan 31, 2018, 12:34 ET White House Immigration Framework: Big Amnesty Now, Chain Migration Cuts Much Later

A Center for Immigration Studies analysis of the legal immigration provisions in the White House immigration reform framework reveals that it will...


Jan 12, 2018, 06:18 ET CIS: Gang of Six "Deal" on DACA Is Not Serious

A group of six senators has come up with what they call a "bipartisan deal" on a DACA amnesty, but judging by details obtained by the Center, the aim ...


Jan 10, 2018, 12:44 ET Non-Citizens Committed a Disproportionate Share of Federal Crimes, 2011-16

A Center for Immigration Studies analysis of U.S. Sentencing Commission data showing that of those convicted of federal crimes between 2011 and 2016, ...


Dec 19, 2017, 17:26 ET Tax Bill Limits Payments to Illegal Aliens

A Center for Immigration Studies analysis of the conference report of the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" examines the tax credit implications for illegal...


Dec 11, 2017, 22:38 ET Chain Migration: Burdensome and Obsolete

An analysis by the Center for Immigration Studies examines chain migration and the immigration background of the Port Authority bomber. Akayed Ullah, ...


Nov 16, 2017, 23:45 ET Video Immigration Brief: Temporary Protected Status

The Trump Administration has announced the end of Temporary Protected Status for illegal immigrant Nicaraguans, originally granted in 1999, and...


Oct 31, 2017, 13:23 ET "Video Immigration Brief": Immigrant Population Size Matters

The Center for Immigration Studies has released the first in a series of short videos entitled "Immigration Briefs" designed to inform the viewer on...


Oct 25, 2017, 00:49 ET 65.5 Million in U.S. Speak Foreign Language at Home

An analysis of newly released 2016 Census Bureau data by the Center for Immigration Studies shows that a record 65.5 million U.S. residents five...


Oct 24, 2017, 11:34 ET Analysis of House and Senate Border Bills

The Center for Immigration Studies has published analyses of two border/immigration bills presented by Republican leaders in the U.S. House and...


Oct 16, 2017, 16:40 ET U.S. Immigrant Population Hits Record 43.7 Million

A new analysis by the Center for Immigration Studies of recently released U.S. Census data finds that the nation's immigrant population (legal and...


Oct 02, 2017, 11:36 ET Immigrant Birthrate Declining Rapidly

A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies finds that fertility rates have declined much more rapidly among immigrants than the native-born....


Sep 11, 2017, 05:30 ET Marginal Colleges Damage our Immigration System

A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies finds that 55 institutions, the very dregs of higher education in this country, offer extremely...


Jul 24, 2017, 07:25 ET Immigration Court Backlog: Causes and Solutions

With 600,000 pending cases, the backlog in the immigration court system has become a matter of some urgency. A new report by the Center for...


Jul 12, 2017, 21:29 ET Jobs Americans Don't Get to Do

A new analysis of the H-2B visa program data by the Center for Immigration Studies shows the locations where jobs have been offered to guest workers, ...


Jun 22, 2017, 05:00 ET Limiting Foreign Student Entries in Sanctuary Jurisdictions

A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies examines the administration's option of limiting foreign student entries and immigration...


Jun 21, 2017, 08:32 ET Large, Persistent English Literacy Gap for Immigrants

A new study published by the Center for Immigration Studies analyzes the English literacy level of immigrants living in the U.S. and raises concerns...


May 03, 2017, 21:43 ET Asylum Fraud and National Security

The Center for Immigration Studies will host a panel discussion on Wednesday, May 10, focusing on the security threat posed by the ineffective...


Apr 29, 2017, 15:22 ET What a Difference 100 Days Makes

A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies assesses the Trump administration's immigration track record after its first one hundred days. The ...


Apr 19, 2017, 08:37 ET Fraud in the "Credible Fear" Process

A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies analyzes the fraudulent abuse of the "credible fear" process by aliens seeking to enter or...


Mar 30, 2017, 13:32 ET The Unmaking of the U.S. Immigration Court System

A new report published by the Center for Immigration Studies describes the undermining of federal immigration courts and outlines recommendations to...


Mar 29, 2017, 21:11 ET House Judiciary Committee Holds Hearings on Restoring Enforcement of Immigration Laws

A Center for Immigration Studies analyst testified before the House immigration subcommittee on the state of immigration law enforcement and actions...


Mar 24, 2017, 11:49 ET Report: The First ICE Weekly Alien Criminal Releases List

As directed by executive order, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has issued its first report identifying jurisdictions that obstruct ICE...


Mar 20, 2017, 00:39 ET New Analysis Maps Local Impact of Immigration on Schools Nationwide

A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies merges Census Bureau data with Google maps to provide a visual representation of the impact of...