February 17, 2010
A summary of the immigration-related priorities in the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2011 budget request for the Department of Homeland Security.
February 17, 2010
A summary of the immigration-related priorities in the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2011 budget request for the Department of Justice.
January 26, 2010
Remarks delivered to the National War College by Ali Noorani, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum. Immigration enforcement schemes carried out in the absence of immigration reform do not make our nation safer.
December 10, 2009
Testimony of Brittney Nystrom, Esq., National Immigration Forum, Senior Legal Advisor before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee, Border, Maritime and Global Counterterrorism Subcommittee. This testimony provides a critique of ICE over-reliance on immigration detention when alternative means might be more appropriate. It also criticizes conditions of ICE detention and makes recommendations for reform of the detention system.
August 11, 2009
This fact sheet gives a basic explanation of several DHS programs that coordinate with local law enforcement, including the 287(g) program, the Border Enforcement Security Task Force, the Criminal Alien Program, Intergovernmental Service Agreements, Secure Communities, and the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program.
July 21, 2009
National Immigration Forum and the American Civil Liberties Union. This fact sheet describes a Bush administration initiative to press criminal charges on every person who crosses the border illegally in certain stretches of the Southwest border.
July 09, 2009
This analysis explains the different approaches taken by President, the House, and the Senate in providing funding for immigrant integration initiatives by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Some background on recent trends in immigration fees is provided.
May 18, 2009
This memo highlights the results of recent public opinion surveys indicating support for comprehensive immigration reform. It also looks at a survey that asked Latinos their thoughts about the immigration debate and how the debate might influence their vote. Context is provided by comparing current public opinion to surveys conducted in 2007 when Congress last attempted to pass immigration reform legislation.
January 27, 2009
Remarks delivered to National War College by Ali Noorani, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum. This document argues that we must change our priorities in immigration enforcement. A critique of the way enforcement of our immigration laws has been carried out since September 11, 2001.
September 02, 2008
Backgrounder on our broken immigration system, and what must be done to fix it.