Immigration Impact

 

“‘Day Without Immigrants’ Highlights How America Relies on the Immigrant Labor Force” (February 16, 2017)

“The various events commemorating the “Day Without Immigrants,” held in cities around the country today to fight President Trump’s anti-immigrant policies, underscore a key reality about the United States: we are a nation dependent on immigrants including the undocumented. The Day Without Immigrants was marked by street protests, immigrant workers staying off the job, and kids being kept home from school. The message was simple: immigrants, not to mention the many native-born Americans who believe in immigrant rights, are not an insignificant or passive group of people. If Trump persists in his campaign to ramp up deportations and demonize immigrants, he will meet sustained resistance...”

 


 

The Economic Costs of Ending DACA” (February 14, 2017)

“The President has left the public in suspense as to what he will do with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative, which grants young immigrants a temporary reprieve from deportation, as well as work authorization. The President has made a variety of comments about what he will do, ranging from ending DACA outright to finding a more humane solution for current DACA beneficiaries. Many are hoping for the latter option given that abolishing DACA would be extraordinarily cruel—taking away the work permits and driver’s licenses of 740,000 immigrant workers and students..."

 

New Report Evaluates Scale of the Central American Refugee Influx - See more at: http://immigrationimpact.com/2015/09/04/new-report-evaluates-scale-of-the-central-american-refugee-influx/#sthash.20y9QpRP.dpuf
Texas Governor Invokes Nonsensical Statistics on Immigrant Crime in His State - See more at: http://immigrationimpact.com/2014/08/05/texas-governor-invokes-nonsensical-statistics-on-immigrant-crime-in-his-state/#sthash.aPyp5bNd.dpuf
Child Refugees from Central America Need Protection, Not Deportation - See more at: http://immigrationimpact.com/2014/06/23/child-refugees-from-central-america-need-protection-not-deportation/#sthash.pzyfaj8f.dpuf
Child Refugees from Central America Need Protection, Not Deportation - See more at: http://immigrationimpact.com/author/walter/#sthash.JMnPfWk6.dpuf
Child Refugees from Central America Need Protection, Not Deportation - See more at: http://immigrationimpact.com/author/walter/#sthash.JMnPfWk6.dpuf