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Report: Immigration a Boost for Native-Born Employment

Immigration / Press Release June 18, 2018

A new analysis of employment rates of native-born U.S. workers compared to trends in foreign-born shares of the workforce finds that employment rates for native-born workers in a given local area actually rose by a small amount when more immigrants arrived.

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WEBCAST: Does Immigration Help American Employment?

Immigration / June 18, 2018 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET

Join us for a webcast discussion on BPC’s study on how a foreign-born work force corresponds with American employment rates.

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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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Fact Sheet: Building a Permanent DACA Program

Hunter Hallman / Blog December 7, 2017

Congress passing legislation to protect DACA recipients and DREAMers won’t automatically trigger protected status, nor is a program immediately effective.

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Fact Sheet: Diversity Visa Lottery

Hunter Hallman / Blog November 3, 2017

What are the avenues to obtain a green card in the United States?

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DACA Rescinded: An Overview of the Trump Administration’s Decision to End DACA

Cristobal Ramón / Blog September 19, 2017

It remains to be seen which bills from Congress emerge as a permanent solution the 800,000 or more DACA recipients in the United States.

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H-1B Visas Used for More than Just Tech

Immigration / Blog July 6, 2017

The H-1B visa is frequently referred to in the media as a “tech visa”, as in this New York Times piece on how the “Hire American” executive order would affect the program. While a large share of H-1B visas are, in fact, awarded to workers in computer-related occupations, this paints an incomplete portrait of who is using the program.

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Deportation Without a Hearing: A Primer

Hunter Hallman / Blog July 6, 2017

There are several ways in immigration law that the government can use to deport an undocumented immigrant that do not involve the judicial process. These are known as administrative, expedited, and reinstatement of removal processes.

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Trump, Congress Set Sights on H-1B Visa Reforms

Lazaro Zamora / Blog April 19, 2017

President Donald Trump recently signed a new executive order (EO), “Buy American and Hire American,” that proposes changes to the H-1B Specialty Occupations temporary worker program.

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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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