Immigrants commonly come to the U.S. to seek hope and new lives for themselves and their families. Their hard work, skills, and resilience also make our nation stronger and more prosperous, according to a new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.  Findings from the CBO state that a... Continue »
While elected officials in New York  blame immigrants and asylum seekers for budget cuts and economically-strained communities, the facts continue to show that immigrants, including asylum seekers, actually strengthen New York’s economy. From filling open jobs to paying billions in taxes to bringing in billions of dollars in income,... Continue »
As Senate Democrats negotiate with their Republican colleagues on ways to further punish asylum seekers and undocumented immigrants, there’s one element missing from the conversations: reality. That was on full display in a devastating New York Times exposé this week about the large number of migrant children who have... Continue »