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Democratizing Data About Unauthorized Residents in the U.S.

The Center for Migration Studies has created a database that provides detailed information on the U.S. unauthorized population, derived from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. Read More
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Assessing the Midwest’s Reliance on Immigrant Labor

This report puts forth recommendations that would help meet the needs of Midwest agriculture by addressing labor shortages, visa categories, and enforcement policies. Read More
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Many Unauthorized Immigrants Eligible for Permanent Status

A report by the Center for Migration Studies of New York indicates that a significant percentage of undocumented immigrants in the United States may be eligible for permanent status. Read More
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Protecting the Rights of Immigrant Women and Children

A report by We Belong Together and Instituto para las Mujeres en la Migracion, a MacArthur grantee, seeks to raise awareness of the needs of immigrant women and children in the United States. Read More
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Investigation Uncovers Abuses of Immigrant Workers

An investigation reveals abuses faced by many East Asian immigrants who come to the United States through the H-1B federal temporary work visa program to work in the tech sector. Read More
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Assessing Public Opinion on Immigration

A report shows that the surge of unaccompanied child migrants to the U.S.-Mexico border in the summer of 2014 had little effect on a 20-year trend of decreasing public concern over immigration. Read More
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Deportation and Discretion: Reviewing the Record and Options for Change

Since 1996, the U.S. has formally deported more than 4.6 million noncitizens, with about 3.7 million of these occurring since the creation of the Department of Homeland Security in 2003, according to a ... Read More
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Midwest Immigration Integration Initiatives on the Rise

A report from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs provides an overview of state, city, and metropolitan immigration integration programs in the Midwest. Read More
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Mexico’s Supreme Court to Hear Historic Human Rights Case

The Mexican Supreme Court has agreed to review a case to determine if, by denying access to investigation files, the Attorney General violated the rights of family members of deceased migrants. Read More
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Assessing the Impact of Immigration Law in Mexico

A Spanish-language report illustrates the obstacles faced by Central American migrants living in Mexico in obtaining and renewing temporary residency visas. Read More
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Assessing the DACA Population Nationally and by State

This report provides the most up-to-date estimates of the current and prospective Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals population and shows wide variation in application rates across states and national-origin groups. Read More