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[MPI] The ‘Back of the Line’

(republished content) Press Release March 22, 2013 Contact: Michelle Mittelstadt 202-266-1910 mmittelstadt@migrationpolicy.org The ‘Back of the Line’: New Migration Policy Institute Issue Brief Explains ‘The Line,’ Who Is in It, Wait Times & More MPI Launches Issue Briefs Series Focusing…Read More

[SPLC] Close to Slavery: Guestworker Programs in the United States

In the debate over comprehensive immigration reform, various policymakers and business groups have suggested that Congress create a new or expanded guestworker program to ensure a steady supply of foreign workers for industries that rely on an abundance of cheap labor. Congress should look before it leaps. Read More

Pew Research: Two-thirds of Legal Mexican Immigrants are not U.S. Citizens

The Path Not Taken: Two-thirds of Legal Mexican Immigrants are not U.S. Citizens. Nearly two-thirds of the 5.4 million legal immigrants from Mexico are not citizens of the United States, even though they are eligible to naturalize. Their rate of naturalization----36%----is only half that of legal immigrants from all other countries combined, according to an analysis of Census Bureau data by the Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center.Read More

Families for Freedom new report uncovers nearly 300 wrongful arrests by Border Patrol

Via Families for Freedom: January 30, 2013 (New York, NY) – A new report from Families for Freedom in collaboration with New York University (NYU) Immigrant Rights Clinic entitled, “Uncovering USBP: Bonus Programs for United States Border Patrol Agents and…Read More

Immigration Enforcement in the United States: The Rise of a Formidable Machinery

“Spending for the federal government’s two main immigration enforcement agencies – US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) – and its primary enforcement technology initiative, the US Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (US-VISIT)…Read More