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Debates about travel bans and border walls seem to dominate the news cycle, but what do we really know about the effects of immigration?
Discourse surrounding international issues has been cut and pasted onto the US refugee system, leading to public confusion over the meaning of “refugee.”
The majority of immigrants are not to be feared but should be recognized for their economic, social, civic, and cultural contributions to this country.
The Trump administration’s focus on enforcing immigration law stems from myths that bind immigration to national security, crime, and terrorism.
Hundreds of thousands of undocumented Asian American and Pacific Islander families could be affected by President Trump's immigration actions.
Cuts to federal funding in so-called "sanctuary cities" could severely damage the national economy and undermine public safety.
What has Trump promised on immigration, and what is likely to happen?
Bilingualism is an asset to children of immigrants and should be supported and nurtured.
As with native-born Americans, immigrants’ net contribution to society and the economy will have less to do with where they come from and more to do with their individual characteristics.
Investing in the education of the children of immigrants will pay off in the long run as these workers play a prominent—and needed—role in our labor force.

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