Our nation’s immigration system is broken. It’s complex, inflexible, and outdated. It doesn’t make us safer or enhance our economic growth. BPC’s immigration work focuses on practical legislative solutions that address the system as a whole, enhancing flexibility, promoting fairness, and aligning with America’s needs and values.
The New Middle on Immigration
U.S.-Mexico Apprehensions Drop, But Causes Remain Elusive
Asylum in Canada: How New Trends Compare to the United States
Immigration’s Effect on the Social Security System
Episode 46: This Week in Immigration
A Roadmap for a DACA Deal
New Border Apprehensions Data Shows Families Arriving at the U.S. Border at Unprecedented Levels
Thread on understanding kids at the border, private facilities and accepting donations. First, I DO NOT support or condone the conditions children and families are in at the border. It is wrong, and the government (DHS, WH AND CONGRESS) must address it 1/
Chain Migration and DACA: An Explainer
If you've been hearing about "decriminalizing" 1325 violations over the last few days and want to know more about his issue, here is my @BPC_Bipartisan piece that examines how the prosecution of these violations changed immigration enforcement https://t.co/0LXNeqtPHy
Border Security and Humanitarian Aid Both Benefit from Increased Surge Capacity
Recent Immigration Has Been Good for Native-Born Employment
Restricting Immigration by Regulation
While it is up to Congress to lay out a process for reform, we believe the legislation must include provisions that secure the border, control the flow of unauthorized immigration, provide adequate legal avenues for future workers, maintain a tradition of family-based immigration, and afford a means for those currently undocumented immigrants to get right with the law and earn a legal status.
BPC’s Immigration Project provides objective and fact-based analysis and reporting on the current state of U.S. immigration policy, including the economic, humanitarian, international, and security aspects of the issue. Through close examination and input from both sides of the aisle, and via our Immigration Task Force, the project develops evidence-based policy recommendations for future-looking fair, productive, and bipartisan reforms to the immigration system. Our work reaches diverse audiences, elevating the immigration debate from partisan talking points, and moving our country closer to a better functioning immigration system.
Read All of Our Work on Bipartisan Legislative Immigration Reform.