Our immigration system in this country is broken. Executive action does not solve the problem but neither would any attempt at a mass deportation. The United States needs to identify the people who are here and ensure they are properly taxed.
September 14th, 2017
President Trump confirmed on Thursday morning that he supports legislation that would protect young undocumented immigrants from deportation and would deliver a “massive” increase in border security — but not with a wall on...
September 6th, 2017
The following are some of the details regarding this announcement and some of the most common questions you may have about the future of DACA.
September 5th, 2017
The Trump administration on Tuesday formally announced the end of DACA -- a program that had protected nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children from deportation.
August 31st, 2017
Robert Rector of the Heritage Foundation recently argued that the RAISE Act, a bill introduced by Senators Cotton (R-AR) and Perdue (R-GA), wou
August 10th, 2017
Supporters of the RAISE Act are counting on the media, voters, and policy makers to focus on talking points supporting the bill rather than its actual substance. Those supporters want the debate over this bill to be “...
June 29th, 2017
What happens if the Trump Recovery loses steam or fails? Many Americans believe the economy is unfair and the game is rigged against them.
June 15th, 2017
Regardless of the constitutionality of the President’s executive order, the potential for abuse should be obvious to all. Arbitrary visa bans for uncertain periods are no way for the government of a developed nation to run...
May 4th, 2017
Border apprehensions of illegal immigrants are substantially down in the first few months of the Trump administration. In fact, the border apprehension figure for the month of March is only 16,600, the lowest monthly figure...
March 22nd, 2017
Last week Cato published a new immigration research and policy brief called “Criminal Immigrants: Their Numbers, Demographics, and Countries of Origin” that estimates the illegal immigrant incarceration rate—a subject lo...
March 9th, 2017
President Trump’s updated executive order used the Bowling Green terrorists as a justification for his policy changes even though they weren’t planning a domestic terrorist attack.
September 13th, 2017
Responding to President Trump’s cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Congress is moving toward a compromise that could legalize the DREAMers in combination with more immigration...
September 5th, 2017
This policy, while well-intentioned, was implemented without the approval of Congress by a President who exceeded his authority under the Constitution. This President now has the chance to work with Congress towards finding...
September 1st, 2017
President Trump will — possibly before the weekend - decide whether to keep or cancel Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which allows more than 800,000 unlawful immigrants who were brought here as children to live and...
August 17th, 2017
President Trump campaigned on creating a new U.S. immigration policy that is in the national interest.
August 3rd, 2017
Republican Senators Tom Cotton (AR) and David Perdue (GA) are unveiled a bill Wednesday at the White House that would slash the number of legal immigrants by about 50 p
June 29th, 2017
Wednesday, President Trump argued that “those seeking immigration into our country must be able to support themselves financially and should not use welfare for a period of at least five years.” That law is already on the...
May 25th, 2017
President Trump said that he wants a merit-based immigration system that “nations around the world, like Canada, Australia, and many others have.”
April 19th, 2017
The United States allows in about a million lawful permanent residents a year, the largest number of any country, but that is a small percentage of the almost 325 million people who already live in the United States – about...
March 16th, 2017
Little attention is being paid to the threat to food prices from a drop in immigrant labor. What is known so far is generally anecdotal and regional. But the impact of a nationwide hit to the supply of workers could be large...
February 28th, 2017
The Trump administration could be open to providing legal status to undocumented immigrants who have not committed serious crimes, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, signaling a major shift in his immigration policy...