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Immigration Fact Checks provide up-to-date information on the most current issues involving immigration today.

Basic Pilot / E-Verify: Not a Magic Bullet

Background on the Basic Pilot/E-Verify program and its weaknesses.

Published On: Sat, Mar 01, 2008 | Download File

Why Don't They Come Legally

Answers the question, "why don't undocumented immigrants simply come legally?" and provides basic information on how the U.S. legal immigration system works.

Published On: Thu, Feb 28, 2008 | Download File

Immigration: Long Term Trends and America's Future Arrival Rates, Integration Patterns, and Impact on an Aging Society

Immigration has begun to level off and immigrants are climbing the socio-economic ladder and becoming increasingly important to the U.S. economy as workers, taxpayers, and homebuyers supporting the aging Baby Boom generation.

Published On: Tue, Feb 26, 2008 | Download File

Questions and Answers about Driver's Licenses Now That Final REAL ID Regulations Have Been Issued

This fact sheet's questions and answers take an in-depth look at the provisions of the final REAL ID Act regulations that particularly affect immigrants.

Published On: Fri, Feb 01, 2008 | Download File

Talking Points: Oppose State and Local Proposals to Make Basic Pilot/E-Verify Mandatory

Talking points that cover the pitfalls of states and localities making Basic Pilot/E-Verify mandatory.

Published On: Fri, Feb 01, 2008 | Download File

Immigration Enforcement in the Wake of Immigration Reform

This paper describes some of the government's enforcement actions and a handful of government rules issued in 2007 affecting immigrant rights.

Published On: Fri, Feb 01, 2008 | Download File

Five Facts About Undocumented Workers in the United States

Includes information on immigrants' language acquisition, tax payments, and effects on U.S. workers and the U.S. labor market.

Published On: Fri, Feb 01, 2008 | Download File

Understanding the Role of Police Officers in Immigration Enforcement and the Memorandum of Agreement with DHS

This fact sheet covers the role of state and local police in enforcing federal immigration laws, including information Memoranda of Agreement (MOAs).

Published On: Fri, Feb 01, 2008 | Download File

Why States and Localities Should Not Require Employers to Participate in the Basic Pilot/E-Verify Program

The Basic Pilot/E-Verify electronic employment verification system is often portrayed as the magic bullet that would curb unauthorized employment.

Published On: Tue, Jan 15, 2008 | Download File

Facts About the Social Security "No-Match" Letter

Basic information about SSA No-Match Letters.

Published On: Thu, Jan 03, 2008 | Download File