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Restricting Immigration by Regulation

Cristobal Ramón / Research February 1, 2018

The administration’s reliance on agency policy guidelines suggests that they may continue to use executive authority to impact the legal immigration system going forward.

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ICE Report on Foreign Students

Immigration / Blog August 8, 2017

Over the past reporting year, the number of foreign students increased by 2 percent since May 2016.

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New Developments Bring Biometric Entry-Exit System Closer to Reality

Hunter Hallman / Blog May 3, 2017

DHS’s plan to roll out further testing of biometric exit data and commitment to better tracking of overstays are vital steps toward results desperately needed at our ports of entry.

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Trump’s First 100 Days

Hunter Hallman / Blog April 28, 2017

The first 100 days on immigration have been marked by a flurry of high-profile actions from the Trump administration intended to make good on those promises.

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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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Are “Temporary Workers” Really Temporary?

Lazaro Zamora / Blog May 31, 2016

There is a strong linkage between temporary and permanent migration, and many “temporary” workers end up staying in the country for several years and getting green cards.

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Analysis: New High-Skilled Immigration Reform Bills

Lazaro Zamora / Blog January 29, 2015

Two groups of bipartisan senators introduced legislation to increase higher-skilled, employment-based immigration through several reforms to the legal immigration system.

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