The fate of the latest proposal for immigration reform appears doubtful—it has aroused strong opposition and is running up against a presidential election cycle.
Listen to Gordon H. Hanson, professor of economics at the University of California, San Diego, discuss immigration reform as part of CFR's State and Local Officials Conference Call Series.
This panel examined the economic, social, and political integration of immigrants into American society, and how the current immigration bill will affect this growing population.
This panel examined the history of immigration policy in this country, the impact of immigration on American culture, the challenges facing immigrants under the current system, and the implications of the legislative proposals now being debated.
Listen to experts discuss the history of immigration in the United States and its implications for the current immigration debate.
Listen to experts discuss the dynamics of Latin American immigration in the United States and how it is affecting current legislation.
Watch experts discuss the history of immigration in the United States and its implications for the current immigration debate.
Watch experts discuss the dynamics of Latin American immigration in the United States and how it is affecting current legislation.
Clive Crook discusses the "baffling politics" of immigration in the United States.
As Congress prepares to revive attempts at immigration reform, some experts are urging a more comprehensive look at the economics of worker flows.
This report examines the economics of illegal immigration and finds that the fiscal benefits of illegal immigration offset its costs. Further, the report finds that the flexibility provided by the illegal immigration system that benefits the U.S. economy cannot be provided by the legal immigration system.
Immigration experts Bruce Fein and Marc R. Rosenblum debate the wisdom of offering a path to citizenship for the estimated twelve million illegal immigrants in the United States.
President Felipe Calderon has shifted the tone of U.S.-Mexico relations. But during Bush's visit he made clear he still seeks comprehensive immigration reform.