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2013-09-12 08:27:16

Results in Public Safety and Savings Benefits WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The so-called "chilling effect" immigration enforcement is alleged to have on police trust in immigrant communities is a myth, concludes a new publication from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) presenting a collection of government and academic research. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120806/MM52838LOGO) The Center finds that many law enforcement leaders believe that robust...

2013-07-19 12:25:12

Construction Workers Union Ramps Up Support for Comprehensive Reform WASHINGTON, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just a week after rallying with more than a thousand comprehensive immigration reform supporters outside the Capitol building, the Laborers' International Union of North America is reaching out directly to Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. On behalf of more than 500,000 construction workers, LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan sent a letter,...

2013-03-12 04:21:00

How the New York Times Editorial Page Came to Poison the Immigration Debate WASHINGTON, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies shows how the New York Times editorial page has rejected the moderate liberalism that helped build consensus for a landmark 1986 immigration reform and now poisons the national debate by attacking as racists those who disagree with its proposals. (Logo:...

2012-12-26 12:22:07

Act goes into effect Jan. 1, 2013 HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of General Services has launched a new website to assist contractors, subcontractors and state and local government bodies bidding public works projects in meeting the requirements of the Public Works Employment Verification Act, which goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2013. Signed by Gov. Tom Corbett on July 5, 2012, the act requires contractors and subcontractors working on public...

2012-08-20 15:40:35

A new study led by the University of Cincinnati examines stereotypes of immigrants from four global regions and measures opinions of the impact of immigration on U.S. society. The researchers say their findings provide the most solid evidence yet that perceptions of the characteristics of Latin American immigrants in particular are strongly linked to beliefs about the impact of immigration, especially on unemployment, schools, and crime. The research will be presented at the 107th Annual...

2012-08-07 22:24:10

State's Immigrant Population Grows 44% with Double the Poverty Rate of Natives WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies provides a detailed picture of immigrants (legal and illegal) in the United States and in Washington State. Washington has the nation's 10th largest immigrant population. Using the latest Census Bureau data from 2010 and 2011, the study reveals that the state's immigrants are significantly poorer and...

2012-08-07 22:24:08

One of the Fastest Growing, Poorest Immigrant Populations in the Country WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies provides a detailed picture of immigrants (legal and illegal) in the United States and in Texas. Using the latest Census Bureau data from 2010 and 2011, the study reveals Texas' immigrant population as one of the largest, fastest growing and poorest of the top immigrant receiving states. (Logo:...

2012-08-07 22:24:04

Fastest Growing Immigrant Population in the Country WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies provides a detailed picture of immigrants (legal and illegal) in the United States and in Nevada. Using the Census Bureau data from 2010 and 2011, the study reveals Nevada's immigrant population as one of the fastest growing of the top immigrant receiving states. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120806/MM52838LOGO)...

2012-08-07 22:24:02

NJ Immigrants Comprise Third Highest Percentage of a State's Population in the Country WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies provides a detailed picture of immigrants (legal and illegal) in the United States and in New Jersey. Using the latest Census Bureau data from 2010 and 2011, the study reveals that New Jersey's immigrants tend to be more prosperous and better-educated than the population in other top...

2012-08-07 22:24:00

Immigrants Account for 28% of All Persons in Poverty in the State WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies provides a detailed picture of immigrants (legal and illegal) in the United States and in Illinois. The statistics reveal Illinois' immigrant population as being significantly poorer and less-educated than the state's native-born population. Using the latest Census Bureau data from 2010 and 2011, the study shows a...