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The New Yorker: The immigration story nobody is talking about In The Media

The New Yorker: The immigration story nobody is talking about

Dr. Michael Clemens, Professor of Economics and faculty affiliate of the Institute for Immigration Research at George Mason, is featured in The New Yorker about President Biden's recent policy on migrants crossing the southern U.S. border.

CNN: Claudia Sheinbaum wins Mexican presidency in a landslide In The Media

CNN: Claudia Sheinbaum wins Mexican presidency in a landslide

In this interview on CNN, Dr. Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government and Institute for Immigration Research faculty affiliate, discusses Sheinbaum's historic win and highlights Mexico-U.S. cooperation with regards to migration.

Biden's new asylum policy is both harmful and illegal In The Media

Biden's new asylum policy is both harmful and illegal

In response to Biden's recently announced asylum policy, Ilya Somin, Professor of Law and Institute for Immigration Research faculty affiliate, explains in "Reason" that the new policy bars almost all migrants "from applying for asylum, including those who are fleeing violence and persecution of the kind that asylum is supposed to protect against."

Why women will be hardest hit by President Biden's executive order In The Media

Why women will be hardest hit by President Biden's executive order

What consequences will President Biden's recent asylum order have for asylum seekers? "The Biden order will endanger the lives of women fleeing persecution who end up at our southern border," write Institute for Immigration Research faculty affiliate Dr. Carol Cleaveland and former program coordinator Dr. Michele Waslin.

The 100th anniversary of one of America's worst laws - the 1924 Immigration Act In The Media

The 100th anniversary of one of America's worst laws - the 1924 Immigration Act

2024 marks the 100th anniversary of the 1924 Immigration Act. In this article on "Reason," Ilya Somin, Professor of Law and Institute for Immigration Research Faculty Affiliate, details how this law " ended the era when most immigration was presumptively legal, and shifted to the opposite presumption: that most would-be immigrants are presumptively barred from the United States."

The Washington Post: Trump's immigration plans could deal a major blow to the job market In The Media

The Washington Post: Trump's immigration plans could deal a major blow to the job market

Dr. Michael Clemens, Professor of Economics and Institute for Immigration Research Faculty Affiliate, is cited in The Washington Post: "The work of the U.S. citizen serving a table in a restaurant is complemented by the work of a possibly unauthorized worker in the back of the restaurant...Neither of those jobs can happen without the other."

New Immigration Data on Demand (iDod) Fact Sheets - May 2024

New Immigration Data on Demand (iDod) Fact Sheets - May 2024

In recent months, the IIR iDod team responded to several requests for data on the foreign born across the United States, highlighting unique findings about immigrants in distinct U.S. geographies, including Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, and the Roanoke metro area.