As immigrants working in health care, agriculture and other essential industries continue to play an important role in the nation’s COVID-19 response and recovery, immigration is a major issue for critical electorates. Hispanic voters, Asian voters, suburban voters and faith communities, among others, are all grappling with candidates’ approaches to a permanent solution for Dreamers, border security and increasing our capacity to welcome refugees, among other issues.
The following policy resources are related to prominent campaign topics in immigration.
Immigrants and COVID-19
- Running List: Immigration-related Executive Actions During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Polling Summary: Immigration and Covid-19 Polling
- Fact Sheet: Mixed Status Families and COVID-19 Economic Relief
- Fact Sheet: Immigrant Access to COVID-19 Testing and Treatment
- Fact Sheet: President Trump’s Proclamation Suspending Immigration
Immigrants and the Economy
- Infographics: Immigrants Are Indispensable to U.S. Workforce
- Fact Sheet: Immigrants and Public Benefits
- Explainer: U.S. Supreme Court Allows DACA to Survive
- Fact Sheet: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
- Infographics: Dreamer and TPS Recipient Contributions
- Stories from the Heartland: Firsthand accounts of DACA recipients and the Americans who know them
- Infographic: Where Did the Trump Administration Get $13.7 Billion to Build Barriers on the U.S.-Mexico Border?
- Fact Sheet: Border Security Along the Southwest Border
Refugees and Asylees
- Fact Sheet: U.S. Refugee Resettlement
- Paper: Push or Pull Factors: What Drives Central American Migrants to the U.S.?
- Analysis: The Trump Administration’s Proposed Changes to the U.S. Asylum System
Public Support for Immigrants
- Polling Update: Americans Continue to Resist Negative Messages about Immigrants, but Partisan Differences Continue to Grow