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Citizenship and Integration
How do we bring aspiring Americans into the fold of
our society and what tools do they need to succeed?

4 posts

Less-Skilled Immigration
How do we create a flexible system that responds to business’ demands for labor while preserving worker rights?

2 posts

Economics of Immigration
Which ideas will ensure that immigration
supports and grows the U.S. economy?

4 posts

Gender Issues
Which ideas will ensure the system is reformed
in a way that supports women and families?

2 posts

Humanitarian Protections
How do we assist vulnerable populations and safeguard rights for immigrants seeking protection?

4 posts

Legalization
What must a broad legalization program include that will both bring the greatest number of people into the system and end unauthorized immigration?

6 posts

Family Immigration
Who should be included under family-based immigration and why?

7 posts

Rhetoric
What role does language play in
today’s immigration debate?

5 posts

High-Skilled Immigration
How do we strike a balance between attracting highly trained immigrants and educating the next generation of Americans?

4 posts

Interior Enforcement
Which ideas will lead to smarter enforcement of
our nation’s immigration laws?

3 posts

Due Process
Which reforms are necessary to ensure immigrants
are given basic due process protections?

3 posts

Border Enforcement
What leads to a safe border that is
both welcoming and secure?

5 posts