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BPC Immigration Task Force Statement on DACA Termination

Immigration / Press Release September 5, 2017

Ultimately, updating our immigration system is going to require legislative action, whether through one comprehensive bill or through a number of incremental changes.

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Study: Data lacking about the true state of border security

Immigration / News February 20, 2015

Inconsistent and ineffective reporting by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has led to a skewed perception of the state of border security, a bipartisan think tank says.

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Two Prominent Democrats Float Idea Of Delaying Immigration Actions

Immigration / News November 6, 2014

President Obama vowed he would take executive action to slow deportations before the end of 2014 — but still has not said when exactly he will do so. The delay of the long-promised actions until after the election, instead of…

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Anger Over Executive Action Is No Excuse For GOP Stalling, Politicians Say

Immigration / News November 6, 2014

As Republicans threaten that executive action on immigration could blow up the chances of passing legislation, a bipartisan group of pro-reform politicians urged them to move forward on a bill anyway. Anger Over Executive Action On Immigration Is No Excuse…

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Experts: Best reason for immigration reform is economic

Immigration / News January 30, 2014

Set aside any moral imperatives, political experts told an audience Thursday at the University of Pennsylvania: The strongest argument for immigration reform is financial.

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Henry Cisneros, former HUD chief, sees ‘solid chance’ for immigration reform in 2014

/ News January 11, 2014

Henry Cisneros, the former Cabinet secretary and supporter of immigration reform, said that chances are better this year for comprehensive immigration legislation to win approval from Congress.

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Boehner’s big hire could signal immigration deal

/ News December 3, 2013

House Speaker John Boehner has hired a high-profile immigration adviser, his office announced Tuesday, a surprising move that pro-reform and anti-reform advocates alike interpreted as a step toward reform. Becky Tallent, an immigration policy wonk, is a well-known figure among…

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Executive Action Not a Path to Long-Term Solution

Immigration / Press Release February 14, 2017

While the president does have broad latitude in foreign affairs and immigration issues, executive orders are not durable instruments.

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Still a Chance for Immigration Reform Under Trump

Immigration / Press Release January 18, 2017

A bipartisan group issued a series of immigration policy reform ideas that may be possible through collaboration between Congress and the incoming Trump administration.

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Immigration Reform: Pennsylvania and the Nation

Immigration / January 30, 2014 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET

The path forward on immigration reform at the federal level is still being charted as leaders in Congress prepare to address several key issues in 2014, including border security and legalization. BPC hosted a panel to explore the implications of reform…

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