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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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July 12, 2024
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June 29, 2022
This fact sheet provides an overview of how Temporary Protected Status designations are made, what benefits TPS confers, and how TPS beneficiaries apply for and regularly renew their status.
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June 24, 2024
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September 14, 2021
U.S. immigration law is very complex, and there is much confusion as to how it works. This fact sheet provides basic information about how the U.S. legal immigration system is designed.
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June 18, 2024
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June 18, 2024
President Biden announced a new “parole-in-place” program for undocumented spouses of U.S. citizens. What does it mean, and who will benefit?

Most Recent Special Reports

The Belonging Barometer cover
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June 24, 2024
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March 7, 2023
Combine harvester harvests ripe wheat
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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...

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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