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The Criminalization of Immigration in the United States

Immigrants are (still) less likely to commit serious crimes or be behind bars than the native-born. Here are the facts in our latest report. 

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A Guide to Children Arriving at the Border

This guide explains who are the children, why are they coming, and what basic protections the law affords them.

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Executive Action on Immigration

President Obama laid out his plan to use executive authority to improve parts of the U.S. immigration system. Here's what you need to know.

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Practice Advisories

The Legal Action Center's Practice Advisories provide in depth discussion and analysis of select substantive and procedural issues in immigration law.

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Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Innovation, and Welcoming Initiatives by State

Browse our state fact sheets on the impact of immigrant entrepreneurs and state Welcoming Initiatives.

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Education

Recently, I excitingly told my young daughters we were going to wake up early and go berry picking at a “pick your own” farm. My three year old exclaimed “I don’t want to pick berries at a farm I...

In a nation that’s been around for over 200 years, a surprising number of Americans still trace their ancestry to the...

In a video and service project “Health First, Protection for Migrant Workers,” students brought awareness and assistance to migrant farm workers as a result of our...

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Law

Washington, DC — Today, ten mothers came forward...

Washington, D.C. – Today, Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), the American Immigration Council, Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), and the...

Washington, DC – The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the American Immigration Council (Council) welcomed a ruling by U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee that should...

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Policy

For decades, the U.S. refugee protection system has been a symbol of the nation’s generosity and openness to the world’s persecuted. Yet since Congress’ enactment of the Illegal Immigration...

Washington D.C. - Since the tragic murder of Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco this month, there has been a flood of criticism leveled against state and city policies that limit local...

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