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Immigration in Trump’s Budget Blueprint

Lazaro Zamora / Blog March 23, 2017

The White House’s budget request proposes significant increases in funding for border and immigration enforcement activities at DHS and DOJ.

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Obama’s Immigration Executive Actions: Two Years Later

Lazaro Zamora / Blog December 9, 2016

While the controversial deferred action programs remain frozen in the courts, several other reforms have been rolled out or otherwise addressed.

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Expiration of Immigration Programs Looms if Congress Doesn’t Act

Lazaro Zamora, Theresa Cardinal Brown / Blog September 20, 2016

Congress once again finds itself facing a funding deadline, and there are several immigration programs that will require congressional action to avoid expiring.

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CBO: President’s Immigration Proposal Would Reduce Deficit by $173 billion

Kenneth Megan / Blog August 28, 2015

The president’s immigration plan largely echoes the comprehensive immigration reform bill that passed the Senate in 2013 but was not taken up by the House.

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Key Immigration Provisions in House and Senate DHS Appropriations

Lazaro Zamora / Blog July 24, 2015

The approved budgets from the Republican-led House and Senate committees fall about $1 to $2 billion below President Obama’s request.

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Balanced Step-by-Step Immigration Reform Can Increase GDP, Reduce Budget Deficit

Immigration / Press Release May 21, 2015

Step-by-step immigration reform can have a powerful positive effect on the economy if it addresses multiple aspects of the immigration system.

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Assembling the Pieces: The Economics of Step-by-Step Immigration Reform

Immigration / Research May 21, 2015

BPC’s study establishes a basis to assess the macroeconomic and fiscal implications of different approaches to immigration reform.

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Chertoff and Expert Panel Discuss Border Security Metrics

Lazaro Zamora / Blog April 22, 2015

BPC hosted an event to discuss the importance of metrics for measuring the success of immigration enforcement.

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