Immigration reform

Innovation, Skilled Immigrants, and Why We Need More of Them

The immigration debate playing out in the United States is beleaguered by concerns over whether unskilled immigrant workers are undermining...

Congress Derailed: Fear and the American Dream, Redux

Field research demonstrates that immigration reform might rely less on racial conservatism and more on nature, neighborhoods, and the melting pot.

Solving a Labor Crisis or Exploiting Foreign Tech Workers? The H-1B Visa in Review

While the tech industry claims that H-1B visas help address labor shortages and bring in the best and brightest engineers, data shows that they can drive down wages and indenture migrant workers.

Will Increasing Illegal Immigration Enforcement Reduce Crime In Your Neighborhood?

New research determines the link between illegal immigration and crime while examining the results of immigration enforcement policy on crime rates in Prince William County, Virginia.

Immigration Makes Economic Sense, Say Researchers

Study shows how the positive impact of immigration extends beyond the traditional services sector.

Early Childhood Education: A Governor’s Perspective

Former North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue shares her thoughts on early childhood education and the policy challenges that lie ahead.

Past, Present, and Future: Newt Gingrich Reflects on the Republican Party

Newt Gingrich on what he learned from the campaign trail, what to expect from Republicans over the next few years, and what he would do if he were Speaker of the House today.

The Economics of Human Smuggling

Policymakers can fight human smuggling with economics.