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April 1, 2010
By Steven A. Camarota, and Karen Zeigler
In this Backgrounder & Report, the authors find that the share of U.S.-born teenagers (16 to 19) in the labor force — working or looking for work — during the summer has been declining for more than a decade. In 1994, nearly two-thirds of U.S.
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Employment
Economy
Immigration
February 1, 2010
By Steven A. Camarota
In this Backgrounder & Report, Camarota points out that a new Zogby poll of senior executives, business owners, and members of union households finds that each of these groups thinks the best way to deal with illegal immigrants in the country is to
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Immigration
February 1, 2010
By Steven Camarota
In this Backgrounder & Report, the author finds that it is sometimes assumed that minorities, particularly Hispanics, favor increased immigration and legalization for illegal immigrants. A Zogby survey finds that minority voters’ views are more complex.
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Immigration
January 2, 2010
By David North
in this Backgrounder & Report, David North asserts that the government handled the $700 billion bailout of the big banks badly.
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Immigration
December 1, 2009
By Steven A. Camarota
According to this Backgrounder & Report assessment of a poll, many national religious leaders who are lobbying for increases in immigration numbers, a new Zogby poll of likely voters who belong to the same religious communities finds strong support for
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Immigration
December 1, 2009
By James G. Gimpel
In this Backgrounder & Report, James Gimple tackles voting and elections in the future accounting for the increase in immigrants. It examines the political implications of large-scale immigration.Between 1980 and 2008, 25.
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Immigration
November 1, 2009
By Steven A. Camarota and Jessica Vaughan
In this Backgrounder & Report, the authors examine the question of immigrant crime. New government data indicate that immigrants have high rates of criminality, while older academic research found low rates.
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Immigration
Criminal Justice
November 1, 2009
By Vernon M. Briggs Jr.
In this Backgrounder & Report, free societies with industrialized economies such as Canada and the United States are characterized by certain unique features.
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Government & Politics
Immigration
September 1, 2009
By David North
In this Backgrounder & Report, the author examines the American tradition has been that the first generation of immigrants struggles, the second generation does better, and the third generation does even better in terms of income, education, personal
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Immigration
August 13, 2009
By Peter B. Dixon and Maureen T. Rimmer
In this CATO Trade Policy Analysis, Peter B. Dixon and Maureen T. Rimmer contend that the latest estimates, 8.3 million workers in the United States are illegal immigrants.
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Immigration
August 1, 2009
By Dominique Peridans
In this Backgrounder & Report, Fr. Peridans tackles how Catholics look at immigration.
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Immigration
July 1, 2009
By Steven A. Camarota and Karen Zeigler
This Backgrounder & Report uses Census Bureau data to show that the number of less-educated young Hispanic immigrants in the country has declined significantly.
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Immigration
June 1, 2009
By Winthrop Staples III and Philip Cafaro
In this Backgrounder & Report, the authors state that a serious commitment to environmentalism entails ending America’s population growth by implementing a more restrictive immigration policy.
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Environment
Immigration
June 1, 2009
By Ronald W. Mortensen
This Backgrounder examines illegal immigration-related document fraud and identity theft that is committed primarily for the purpose of employment.
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Employment
Immigration
May 1, 2009
By Steven A. Camarota and Karen Zeigler
In this Backgrounder & Report, the authors find that immigrants have been hit somewhat harder by the current recession than have native-born Americans. Immigrants (legal and illegal) now have significantly higher unemployment than natives.
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Economy
Immigration
February 1, 2009
By Jon Feere
In this Backgrounder & Report, the author states that federal policy on immigration has been founded on the “plenary power doctrine,” which holds that the political branches — the legislative and the executive — have sole power to regulate all aspects of
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Immigration
Law
December 1, 2008
By Krystle Russin
Influential members of the U.S. tech community are tossing around the idea of forming a union for information technology workers, citing a weakening economy and the trend of outsourcing work overseas or demanding more from Americans at the workplace.
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Immigration
November 1, 2008
By David Seminara
In this Backgrounder & Report, the author makes some key findings: Marriage to an American citizen remains the most common path to U.S. residency and/or citizenship for foreign nationals, with more than 2.
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Immigration
Law
November 1, 2008
By Nicholas Katers
Influential congresswoman Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) says the next president should push for tech-savvy appointments on the Securities and Exchange Commission to regulate the market more strictly.
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Immigration
September 1, 2008
By Stanley Renshon
In this Backgrounder & Report, the authors considers whther noncitizens should vote.
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Immigration
August 1, 2008
By Steven A. Camarota and Leon Kolankiewicz
The authors of this Backgrounder & Report contend that future levels of immigration will have a significant impact on efforts to reduce global CO2 emissions.
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Environment
Immigration
July 1, 2008
By Steven A. Camarota and Karen Zeigler
In this Backgrounder for CIS, the authors contend that ,onthly data collected by the Census Bureau through May 2008 shows a significant decline in the number of less-educated, young Hispanic immigrants in the country.
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Immigration
Law
June 1, 2008
By John Mian
In this Backgrounder, the author notes that H-1B is a non-immigrant, employer-sponsored guest worker visa that allows people in to work on a temporary basis in the United States in an occupation that generally requires a bachelor’s or higher level of
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Immigration
June 1, 2008
By John Mian
In this Backgrounder, the author notes that H-1B is a non-immigrant, employer-sponsored guest worker visa that allows people in to work on a temporary basis in the United States in an occupation that generally requires a bachelor’s or higher level of
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Immigration
June 1, 2008
By David North
In this Backgrounder, David North argues that it has been stated for years that foreign students contribute to America’s balance of payments because of money they bring with them from abroad.
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Education
Immigration
May 1, 2008
By Norman Matloff
In this Backgrounder for CIS, the author notes that in pressuring Congress to expand the H-1B work visa and employment-based green card programs, industry lobbyists have recently adopted a new tack.
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Education
Immigration
November 1, 2007
By Philip Martin
In tis Backgrounder for CIS, the question is asked: what is the actual demand of farm labor, and do immigrants fill those necessary jobs that many Americans do not want? For several years stories in the media have reported a farm labor shortage.
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Employment
Immigration
November 1, 2007
By Steven A. Camarota
This Backgrounder provides a detailed picture of the number and socio-economic status of the nation’s immigrant or foreign-born population, both legal and illegal. The data was collected by the Census Bureau in March 2007.
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Immigration
August 1, 2007
By Lee Walker (1938-2018)
Why has the current debate on immigration reform incited so much passion and become the new “third rail” of politics? Perhaps the sheer number of illegal immigrants currently living in the U.S. is the cause of the increased heat.
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Immigration
August 1, 2007
By Steven A. Camarota
Steven Camarota notes in this Backgrounder that Census Bureau data to project how different levels of immigration impact population size and the aging of American society. The findings show that the current level of net immigration (1.
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Immigration
August 1, 2007
By
State legislators disappointed with the inability of Congress to agree on immigration reform have formed a new group to fight illegal immigration in the United States. Pennsylvania state Rep.
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Immigration
June 8, 2007
By Lee Walker (1938-2018)
Why has the current debate on immigration reform incited so much passion and become the new "third rail" of politics? Perhaps the sheer number of illegal immigrants currently living in the U.S. is the cause of the increased heat.
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Immigration
June 1, 2007
By Steven A. Camarota
In this Backgrounder & Report, the author contends that an argument is often made that immigrants have a stronger commitment to traditional family values than do native-born Americans.
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Immigration
April 1, 2007
By John Miano
In this Backgrounder & Report, Miano argues that technology sector employers, who represent the largest share of H-1B visa users, tell the public that the H-1B program is vital to their ability to find the highly skilled workers they need.
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Employment
Immigration
February 28, 2007
By James Jay Carafano, Ph.D. and Matt A. Mayer
The recent announcement by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) agency that it intends to implement a sharp increase in fees for its services has engendered an equally sharp debate.
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Immigration
January 3, 2007
By Stanley Renshon
In this Backgrounder, the long-delayed and much-needed national debate regarding immigration is in danger of missing an essential point.
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Government & Politics
Immigration
December 1, 2006
By Lee Walker (1938-2018)
It appears immigration has become the new "third rail" of politics. It has become even hotter than the traditional hot-button topics of abortion and affirmative action.
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Immigration
November 17, 2006
By David M. Hart
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Immigration
November 1, 2006
In this report, a poll conducted for CIS, it is found that when presented with hard facts about the number of immigrants (both legal and illegal) currently in America, voters made clear that there are currently too many immigrants crossing our borders.
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Immigration
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Immigration
 

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