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A Comprehensive Assessment of ICE’s Criminal Alien Program

Government data and FOIA documents provide for this first-ever examination of CAP’s evolution, operations, and outcomes.

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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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Family Detention

Learn about our efforts to end the detention of women and children in family detention centers.

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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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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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Learn and discuss the myths and facts surrounding the first Thanksgiving and the first immigrants by engaging students in a...

As educators, one of the great joys is introducing students to fiction that allows students to see themselves in characters they thought were nothing like them and which they shared little in...

In this immigration lesson plan, students will read a brief version of Rais Bhuiyan’s inspiring story of forgiveness towards his attacker after being a survivor of a hate crime in the days after 9...

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Washington D.C. – In a disappointing but unsurprising decision, a divided panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals today denied the federal government’s appeal of the preliminary...

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

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

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Washington D.C. - Friday, marks the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s announcement of ...

Washington D.C. – Ben Johnson, Executive Director of the American Immigration Council, responded to the announcement that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) staff will expand the agency’s...

The United States passed its first official refugee legislation to address the plight of displaced Europeans following World War II....

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