April 10, 2017
The state's Obamacare exchange is no longer pursuing permission from the federal government to let undocumented immigrants use the exchange to buy health insurance..
June 1, 2016
Let’s See If We Can Make It More Complicated Than It Already Is
February 9, 2016
The Administration for Children and Families' explanation to Congress of its budget request as part of President Barack Obama's 2017 budget proposal.
November 1, 2015
Introduction:As Americans continue to debate what to do about the humanitarian crisis in the Middle East, this analysis attempts to estimate the costs of resettling refugees from that region in the United States.
June 17, 2015
Consumer Power Report #464 Why are insurance rate increases so much higher than expected? At Forbes, Bob Laszewski explains: Instead of moderate rate increases for one more year, the big rate increases have begun.
February 27, 2014
Two Republican congressional candidates in Virginia say the federal investor-visa program is “ripe with abuse” and it’s time for a House cleaning. “It’s a total crony boondoggle,” Dave Brat said of the EB-5 immigration program.
December 2, 2013
Steven Camarota examines census data to find that immigration makes for a much larger overall population, while having only a small effect on slowing the aging of American society.
October 15, 2013
[First published at Illinois Review on Oct. 14, 2013]In his weekly Saturday radio address, President Obama told the American people that the government shutdown needed to end so Congress could work on passing comprehensive immigration reform.
October 15, 2013
[First published at Illinois Review on Oct. 13, 2013]It's been quite some time since the issue of immigration reform has been a topic that has reached the attention of the public through media reports.
October 13, 2013
It's been quite some time since the issue of immigration reform has been a topic that has reached the attention of the public through media reports.
September 16, 2013
In this report, Banjamin Powell and Zachary Gochenour write that the U.S. government interferes with the market for foreign laborers by restricting the number and mix of immigrants and setting tight quantitative limits on foreign-born guest workers.
August 30, 2013
In this post at The Foundry, Jessica Zuckerman notes that, Congress hasn’t passed immigration legislation, but that hasn’t stopped President Obama from issuing directives that grant amnesty to illegal immigrants.
July 25, 2013
In this Policy Analysis, the authors assert that economists generally believe that immigration increases the size of the economy, improves productivity, and is an economic boon for almost all parties.
July 23, 2013
In this post at the Foundry, Rob Bluey asks 5 question regarding the Dream Act--they include:Would this endanger the lives of children by encouraging greater trafficking across the increasingly dangerous U.S.-Mexico border?
July 23, 2013
In this examination of immigration reform at CATO @ Liberty, the authors asserts that the reform bill is not an manesty bill. He writes: Many opponents of immigration reform have labeled any type of legalization for unauthorized immigrants “amnesty.
July 9, 2013
In this Backgrounder at CIS, the authors note that while jobs are always being created and lost, and the number of workers rises and falls with the economy, a new analysis of government data shows that all of the net gain in employment over the last 13
June 25, 2013
In this interview by CIS, the organization reveals two interviews highlighting liberal voices concerned about immigration’s impact on the American worker and income inequality.
June 24, 2013
In this posting at CATO at Liberty, the author blogs that, Immigration is mainly an economic phenomenon, but the politics surrounding reform are mired in border security talking points.
June 20, 2013
In May 2012, the Obama re-election campaign released a slideshow titled, "The Life of Julia" which promoted the idea that government programs and President Obama's agenda items were critical to the success of a hypothetical female named Julia.
June 19, 2013
In this policy report from CIS, the argument is made that, the central purpose of the Schumer-Rubio bill (S.744) is to reduce future illegal immigration. In fact, Sen.
June 19, 2013
In this CATO at Liberty, the author comments on the newly released draft of S. 744 as scored by the CBO. He points at that the CBO found 7 things in the bill; the more-dynamic score takes into account these effects from S.
June 10, 2013
In this policy study, the authors note that immigration reform is back on the agenda in Washington, and one of the most disputed questions, this year as in past immigration debates, is whether the U.S. needs more less-skilled foreign workers.Does the U.S.
June 6, 2013
The CBO reports that S. 744 would revise laws governing immigration and the enforcement of those laws, allowing for a significant increase in the number of noncitizens who could lawfully enter the United States on both a permanent and temporary basis.
May 1, 2013
In this Backgrounder for CIS, North contentd that we have probably have read about the Social Security Administration’s “study” of “the financial impact on Social Security” of the Gang of Eight’s S 744.
May 1, 2013
In this Backgrounder for CIS, the authors analyze the claim that the immigrants do only jobs Americans don't want. If the argument is correct, there should be occupations comprised entirely or almost entirely of immigrants (legal and illegal).
April 1, 2013
In this Backgrounder, CIS fellow David North finds that if the United States were to have yet another amnesty program for illegal aliens, what should the fee be for really checking each application?