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The Council is a national leader in challenging the myths and misinformation that too often dominate the political and public debate around immigration.

Most Recent Fact Sheets

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June 5, 2024
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June 5, 2024
On June 4, the Biden administration issued a presidential proclamation and an Interim Final Rule restricting access to asylum for people crossing into the United States without legal status. The...
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May 29, 2024
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May 29, 2024
New research from the American Immigration Council highlights the crucial role immigrants play in Michigan’s population growth, labor force, business creation, and consumer spending power.
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May 10, 2024
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May 10, 2024
On May 9, 2024, the Department of Homeland Security announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, published here, that would allow asylum officers to reject a subset of asylum seekers earlier in the...

Most Recent Special Reports

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June 11, 2024
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June 11, 2024
Our analysis of Department of Labor data reveals significant demand across the country for H-2A workers, foreign nationals for temporary or seasonal agricultural jobs.
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December 8, 2023
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December 8, 2023
The American Immigration Council had an impactful year in 2023, launching a comprehensive border solutions campaign and actively challenging harmful legislation. This end-of-year report highlights...
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August 29, 2023
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August 29, 2023
See our updated web report on the largest American companies and their immigrant roots.

Most Recent Advocacy

November 16, 2023
The American Immigration Council and over 100 business organizations, including chambers of commerce and trade associations, want Congress to remove the present obstacle to asylum applicants acquiring work permits swiftly.
October 13, 2020
The American Immigration Council, the Immigration Defense Clinic at Colorado Law, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association, submitted a comment in opposition to the Department of Homeland Security proposed rule on the "Collection and Use of Biometrics by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services."
October 6, 2020

This document provides a summary of the Department of Homeland Security's September 25, 2020, Proposed Rule, "...

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