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Immigration polling shows Americans support citizenship.

While Breitbart and Ann Coulter may be up in arms about the prospect of a legislative agreement that would legalize Dreamers, it’s essential to remember that nativist activists do not represent the views of a majority of Republican voters, the Trump base, self-identified conservatives, or Tea Party supporters. A Politico/Morning Consult poll, released this week … Continue reading »

Immigration polling shows Americans support citizenship.

40,000-Person PRRI Immigration Polling Finds Majority in All 50 States Back Citizenship over Deportation New immigration polling released today again reminds us that the Trump Administration’s approach to immigration enforcement, characterized by indiscriminate deportations and unrelenting hostility to legalization, is as unpopular as it is radical. The results of the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) “2016 … Continue reading »

Immigration polling from America's Voice.

Americans Overwhelmingly Back Legalization over Deportation Americans support legalization/citizenship over deportation by 3:1 or 4:1 margins: Recent 2016 and 2017 immigration polling from Quinnipiac, Pew Research, New York Times/CBS,  Washington Post/ABC News, CNN, Gallup, and even Fox News each found that between 72% and 88% of Americans back either citizenship or legalization for undocumented immigrants … Continue reading »

Pending immigration legislation and immigration reform legislation

Check back with us as we keep track of House and Senate immigration legislation and immigration reform legislation, as bills are introduced, move through committee, and onto the floor. Status: Passed House House H.R. 2213: The Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act (introduced April 2017 by Reps. McSally, McCaul, Hurd, Carter, Cuellar, Roe, Vela) [ANTI-IMMIGRANT] Passed 06/07/2017 by … Continue reading »

Quotes from farmers about immigrants and immigration reform.

Undocumented immigrants contribute some $11 billion to the US economy every year. Some of these immigrants are farm workers (and workers in similar areas, such as the dairy industry) who help to keep American farms open and producing affordable, quality food. As many as 70% of all US farm workers are undocumented immigrants. Recent history has … Continue reading »

Trump's first 100 days on immigration.

Introduction While President Trump has already flip-flopped on an array of campaign promises, immigration enforcement is proceeding in rigid accordance with Trump’s nativist campaign pledge. As we reach the first 100 days on immigration benchmark, it is clear that the Trump Administration has laid the groundwork to implement a mass deportation plan that targets all … Continue reading »