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Comprehensive Immigration Reform 2014
The Immigration Policy Center provides a range of resources that explain the major components of reform and provide context for what is in the different sections of immigration legislation moving through Congress.
- Overhauling Immigration Law: A Brief History and Basic Principles of Reform
- What’s on the Menu? Immigration Bills Pending in the House of Representatives in the 113th Congress
- A Guide to S.744: Understanding the 2013 Senate Immigration Bill
- A Guide to H.R. 15: The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
- Tackling the Toughest Questions on Immigration Reform: Short Answers to the Most Common Questions
- Cracking the SAFE Act: Understanding the Impact and Context of H.R. 2278, the "Strengthen And Fortify Through Enforcement" Act
Future Flow & Legalization:
- Built to Last: How Immigration Reform Can Deter Unauthorized Immigration (IPC Fact Check, May 2013)
- Read more on our Legalization Resource Page.
- Read more on our Future Flow Resource Page.
Related Articles and Blog Posts:
- Rebuilding Local Economies: Innovation, Skilled Immigration, and H-1B Visas in U.S. Metropolitan Areas (IPC Fact Check, May 2013)
- Fueling the Recovery: How High-Skilled Immigrants Create Jobs and Help Build the U.S. Economy (IPC Fact Check, May 2013)
- Read more on our Entrepreneurship and Job Growth Resource Page
- An Unlikely Couple: The Similar Approaches to Border Enforcement in H.R. 1417 and S. 744 (IPC Fact Check, July 2013)
- The Fallacy of "Enforcement First" (IPC Fact Check, May 2013)
- Lost in the Shadow of the Fence (IPC Fact Check, May 2013)
- Read more on our Border Resource Page
The Costs of Immigration Reform:
- Adding It Up: Accurately Gauging the Economic Impact of Immigration Reform (IPC Fact Check, May 2013)
- The Cost of Doing Nothing: Dollars, Lives, and Opportunities Lost in the Wait for Immigration Reform (IPC Fact Check, September 2013)
- Read more on our Economics of Immigration Resource Page
- You can read our many posts on the 2013 effort for Comprehensive Immigration Reform here.
- Including Our Day-by-Day Review of the Amendments that Passed the Senate Judiciary Committee.
AIC Statements on the Senate Reform Bill:
- Read our Statement on the Title I of the Senate Reform Bill - The Border
- Read our Statement on Title II of the Senate Reform Bill - The Legalization Program
- Read our Statement on Title III of the Senate Reform Bill - Due Process, Detention, and E-Verify
- Read our Statement on Title IV of the Senate Reform Bill - The Future Flow of Immigrants
- Read our Statement on the Passage of the Bill to the Floor
To review an archive IPC Staff tweets during to the Senate’s Mark-up of S. 744 see these day-by-day Storify posts by Amanda Beadle.
You can read all of our resources on previous National Legislation here.
You can read all of our resources on Immigration Reform here.
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