In this paper, economist Omid Bagheri examines if immigrants are a cheaper workforce than natives.
This piece summarizes research on the costs and benefits of 287(g) programs and The Secure Communities Program.
In this paper, the authors explore Hurricane Maria’s economic effects on native earnings within the Orlando area.
The study shows that adopting welcoming policies towards immigrants increases VAWA self-petitions. Learn more about the research here.
What would happen if policymakers decided to provide a path to citizenship for all 11 million immigrants? What about deport all 11 million?
This working paper from Washington University's Yuki Otsu finds no evidence that sanctuary policies cause an increase in crime overall.
Using data over 18 years, the study examines crime rates in Arizona before and after the passage of SB 1070. Learn more about the research here.
America has been unique in being both the best country in the world to start a business and being relatively open to aspiring entrepreneurs.
In this paper, researchers examine if 287(g) programs, partnerships between federal officials and local law enforcement, are reducing crime.
This research examines how differences in immigration enforcement, at the city-level, determine the effects of enforcement on naturalization rates.
This research examines the existing literature on crime rates among immigrants as well as the effects of public policy to legalize illegal immigrants.
This paper summarizes the academic research on the impact of refugees on labor markets in the United States. Learn more about the research here.