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FAIR's Research & Reports

FAIR Research & Reports

Working to educate both policymakers and concerned citizens, FAIR's Government Relations and Research staff routinely publish analyses and backgrounders of important legislative proposals as well as briefs on immigration issues. In an effort to influence the debate, FAIR publishes an Immigration Reform Agenda outlining our recommendations for incoming Congresses.



President Obama's Record of Dismantling Immigration Enforcement

President Obama's Record of Dismantling Immigration Enforcement
This report details how the Obama Administration has carried out a policy of de facto amnesty for millions of illegal aliens through executive policy decisions. Since taking office in 2009, the Obama Administration has systematically gutted effective immigration enforcement policies, moved aggressively against state and local governments that attempt to enforce immigration laws, and stretched the concept of "prosecutorial discretion" to a point where it has rendered many immigration laws meaningless. Remarkably, the Administration has succeeded in doing all this with barely a peep of protest from Congress. Read more




Executive Amnesty Will Give Illegal Aliens Taxpayer Funded Benefits

Executive Amnesty Will Give Illegal Aliens Taxpayer Funded Benefits

 

The full extent of President Obama’s forthcoming executive amnesty is far greater than is being reported. In addition to shielding millions of illegal aliens from deportation and rewarding them with work authorization, the Obama Administration is poised to give these amnestied illegal aliens taxpayer funded benefits that could end up costing U.S. citizens billions of dollars. Read more



Republicans Have an Immigration Problem

Republicans Have an Immigration Problem—and Amnesty Won’t Solve It

 

Republicans are having problems expanding their voting base because the U.S. immigration system brings in individuals who are less-educated, less-skilled, and lowincome. These individuals tend to support candidates who support robust social welfare programs Read more


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