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Analysis

The Latino electorate by immigrant generation

Second-generation immigrants are the driving force behind the growth of the Latino electorate. As immigrants and their children make up a larger share of this electorate, immigration reform will become an even more pressing policy issue for the Latino electorate. ... Read more»1

Commentary

Top 5 reasons why immigration reform means more tax revenues

Immigration reform would lead to significant increases in the country’s tax revenues.... Read more»0

Commentary

Deferred action requests continue to rise in 4th month

Last week, the Department of Homeland Security', for the fourth time, data on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Today there are an estimated 950,000 people who are immediately eligible to submit a request under the program. And in just four months, a remarkable 39 percent of these aspiring Americans have had a request accepted.... Read more»0

Opinion

DREAMing of economic growth

So far, public discourse hasn’t connected the dots between immigration policies and the economy. There is no clearer example of how sensible immigration policies would lead to significant economic gains than the DREAM Act.... Read more»0