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Report: Immigrants living in Arizona contribute $21.4 billion to state's economy

A New York group urging immigration reform has calculated that about 900,000 immigrants living in Arizona contribute at least $21.4 billion to the state’s economy through purchases as well as taxes.... Read more»

Report: Immigrants increasing economic strength

Since the 2010 U.S. census, the number of naturalized citizens has increased substantially in Texas, and the state's immigrants account for significant purchasing power and economic output, according to an analysis by a Washington-based think tank urging immigration reform.... Read more»5

Texas stands out on multiple immigration fronts

As Congress wades deeper into the debate over comprehensive immigration reform legislation, Texas is standing out both for enforcement within its borders and for its appeal to 21st century activists who are seeking an overhaul to the country’s system.... Read more»

Number of deferred action applications on the decline

After peaking in September, applications for deferred action have dropped off dramatically. Immigration attorneys think most eligible undocumented immigrants are in a wait-and-see mode amid the federal immigration reform debate.... Read more»

Report: Immigration policies hurting U.S. economy

America's immigration system has caused "self-inflicted economic wounds," allowing other countries to outpace the United States by recruiting American-educated expatriates back to their native countries.... Read more»