National Immigration Forum

Practical Solutions for Immigrants and America

Forum Publications

S. 744 - Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act

July 02, 2013

This document briefly highlights the provisions of the Senate immigration reform bill, introduced on April 17, 2013, after it passed the Senate on June 27, 2013. (Updated July 2, 2013)

Deferred Action Program Moves Forward

September 14, 2012

After the first month of the implementation of the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, more than 82,000 young immigrants who were brough to the U.S. as children have submitted their request. A handful have so far been approved. This paper explains what to expect in terms of the number who may apply and the number of individuals who may be approved in the first months of the program.

Allowing Immigrant Youth to Stay and Work Makes Good Economic Sense for the U.S.

July 11, 2012

This brief paper explains how the Obama Administration’s decision to stop deporting certain young undocumented immigrants and allowing them to work will ultimately benefit the U.S. economy. Those benefits would be magnified if Congress acted to put these young people on a path to citizenship.

The DREAM Act: Investing in America’s Future

September 22, 2011

This paper briefly explains the basic requirements contained in the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act and explains why it is needed to provide a path to legal status for undocumented immigrant students.

The DREAM Act: Building the Momentum for Immigration Reform

June 03, 2011

A one pager on the latest version of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act introduced in the 112th Congress.

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