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  • Why Are Border Crossings at Their Lowest Level in Four Years?
    July 19, 2024

    Border crossings are at their lowest in four years. Is the Biden administration’s executive action working as intended—or is there another factor at play? Apprehensions at the U.S.-Mexico border spiked to a record 250,000 in December 2023, but they’ve been falling since then. Beginning in January 2024, a crackdown by Mexico with the goal of […] The post Why Are Border Crossings at Their Lowest Level in Four Years? appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • State Department Streamlines Temporary Visas for College-Educated Noncitizen Workers—But Questions Remain About Its Impact
    July 19, 2024

    Some immigrants who have graduated from college in the United States and have a pending job offer will have an easier time receiving a temporary employment-based visa, thanks to recent changes from the Biden administration. This will include Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) beneficiaries and other college-educated noncitizens. The Department of State (DOS) updated […] The post State Department Streamlines Temporary Visas for College-Educated Noncitizen Workers—But Questions Remain About Its Impact appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Do 287(g) Agreements with ICE Make Communities Safer?
    July 18, 2024

    Written by Juan Avilez, Policy Associate for State and Local Initiatives and Raul Pinto, Deputy Legal Director  Texas’ SB4 set the tone for the national discourse around immigration enforcement. Since then, certain states have felt emboldened to create their own immigration enforcement regimes, like Iowa and Oklahoma, which enacted equally strict copycat bills. Other states […] The post Do 287(g) Agreements with ICE Make Communities Safer? appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Immigrants May Benefit While Others Lose Out From the Supreme Court’s Decision Overruling Chevron
    July 11, 2024

    The Supreme Court handed a momentous victory to supporters of deregulation on June 28 in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo, discarding the long-standing doctrine known as Chevron deference. The decision will almost certainly lead to a sea-change in how federal agencies are able to do their work, with huge and likely devastating impacts on the […] The post Immigrants May Benefit While Others Lose Out From the Supreme Court’s Decision Overruling Chevron appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Immigrants Do Not Displace US Workers or Reduce Wages
    July 9, 2024

    By Robin Lundh, Research Manager and Karen Aho, Consultant A new National Bureau of Economic Research working paper confirms that immigration continues to benefit American workers. The study finds that recent increases in immigration to the United States correlate with more jobs and higher wages for U.S.-born workers. “Even when these two groups [immigrants and […] The post Immigrants Do Not Displace US Workers or Reduce Wages appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]