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The Economic Integration of Immigrants: A Comparative Analysis of U.S. States
This paper measures the economic integration of immigrant populations in the United States by comparing incomes of native-born and foreign-born individuals across states in years 2005-2016. Whereas previous research on ...
Does Immigration Cause Crime? Evidence from the United States
Donald Trump announced that immigration should be responsible for higher crime incidents in the United States, and he in turn aimed to strengthen his anti-immigrant policies. Recently, his entire anti-immigrant agenda has ...
Reuniting Families: A Proposal to Address the Family Separation Policy at the U.S.-Mexico Border
In the last year, the separation of migrant families, as a result of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) zero-tolerance policy at the U.S. – Mexico border, has garnered critical national attention. Because minor children ...
A Right to Government Funded Counsel: A Proposal to Address Unrepresented Immigrants in Deportation Proceedings
Earlier this year in January, in another blow to immigrant rights, the Supreme Court ruled that the Department of Homeland Security could implement their new “public charge” ground of inadmissibility rule. This decision ...
Money Talks: The Role of Income & Financial Security in Determining Immigration Attitudes
Existing research on public attitudes toward immigration policy in the United States is divided. Lack of contact with immigrants and threat perception are two popular determinants that allegedly explain restrictionist ...