A new scoring from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on the House of Representatives' version of the DREAM Act, scheduled for a vote later today, finds "CBO and JCT estimate that enacting the bill would reduce deficits by about $2.2 billion over the 2011-2020 period. That result reflects a... Continue »
Today, a group of DREAM act youth and supporters arrived on Capitol Hill with giant checks to give out to lawmakers. Based on the Congressional Budget Office's report late last week, passing the DREAM Act would create $2.3 billion over the next 10 years in revenue and slash the... Continue »
If you take a serious look at our alternatives on immigration policy and dealing with the population of immigrants in the country illegally, we really do not have many choices. Mass deportation or policies designed to spark a mass exodus are clearly beyond the scope of reality. Continue »
A series of economic estimates and revenue projections, most notably from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), show that the DREAM Act will strengthen the U.S. economy. As the House of Representatives prepares to vote on DREAM next week, the new projections demonstrate why DREAM's passage should be... Continue »
A new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimate of the DREAM Act shows that the legislation would increase revenues by $2.3 billion in the 2011-2020 period. After accounting for spending, "CBO and JCT estimate that enacting the bill would reduce deficits by about $1.4 billion over the 2011-2020 period,"... Continue »
This just in -- a new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimate of the DREAM Act shows that the legislation would increase revenues by $2.3 billion in the 2011-2020 period. After accounting for spending: CBO and JCT estimate that enacting the bill would reduce deficits by about $1.4 billion over... Continue »
Economic boycotts against Arizona after the state passed a tough immigration enforcement law in April have resulted in more than $250 million in losses to the state's conference and convention industry, according to a study commissioned by a research group critical of the legislation. Continue »
At a time when America needs to focus on long term economic growth and investments in its future, a new study from the North American Integration and Development Center (NAID) at UCLA highlights the overwhelming economic benefits that enacting the DREAM Act would provide for our nation. Entitled,... Continue »
Why the U.S. needs a new visa for foreigners who want to start businesses here. Reid might be wise to push the Startup Visa Act, legislation that creates renewable, two-year EB-5 visas for entrepreneurs with at least $100,000 in venture capital or super angel backing (as part of at... Continue »
In an interview yesterday with Univision's Jorge Ramos, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said that he would bring the DREAM Act to a vote in the "lame duck" session after the midterm elections, regardless of the election results. Meanwhile, Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee sent a... Continue »