Justifications for slashing family-based visas are not supported by evidence

Immigration reform should be based on evidence and an appreciation for immigrants’ contributions to the country.

Exploring the costs and benefits of immigrants through a local lens

Working on a recent podcast episode gave Urban researchers the opportunity to delve into the nuances of one community.

Who are the active DACA beneficiaries, and where do they live?

Recently released data sheds light on the demographic characteristics and geographic distribution of DACA beneficiaries.

Latinx immigrant crime victims fear seeking help

Latinx immigrants are more likely to be victims of certain crimes compared with nonimmigrants, but they face barriers accessing victim services.

If we all believe in the American dream, why is DACA controversial?

Polling suggests that our collective belief in the American dream is fractured—or worse.

Ending DACA removes protection and opportunities but not accomplishments and dreams

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced today that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will be phased out over the next six months.

Immigrants feed America, but lack legal protections

Undocumented immigrants account for 47 percent of the country's farmworkers, and play a key role in maintaining food prices.

What do immigrants cost state and local governments?

Debates about travel bans and border walls seem to dominate the news cycle, but what do we really know about the effects of immigration?

Many South Asians lack local resources to withstand rise in hate crimes

A recent rise in intolerance toward South Asians may make the immigrant experience in rural America even more isolating.