Lack of faith in the Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform has caused groups to lobby for smaller pieces of legislation (i.e. visa reform, changes in deportation policy). Congress inaction has also pushed states and local governments to create their own solutions for the broken immigration system.
The State Profile Fact Sheets are demographic data, economic data, and tax data on immigrant communities. We believe that these data will demonstrate how important immigrants are to the social and economic landscape of the US.
How are migration and immigration to and within the United States gendered issues, and do they affect women differently from men? How are migration and immigration relevant to issues of health, disability, and aging?