Thursday, August 01, 2013

Tackling the Toughest Questions on Immigration Reform: Short Answers to the Most Common Questions

For Immediate Release

July 29, 1013

Washington D.C. - Congress will shortly head home to town halls and constituent meetings, where immigration is sure to be one of the top issues on the table. Throughout 2013, immigration reform has captured public attention. Millions of people followed S. 744 as it worked its way through committee and watched as the Senate voted 68 to 32 to pass a comprehensive immigration reform plan. In the next few months, immigration reform will be high on the list of priorities in the House of Representatives. Despite significant public support for immigration reform among members of the public in both parties, many of the most basic facts about immigrants and immigration remain misunderstood. Debunking the myths about immigration and providing short, concise answers to the often complex issues raised by the immigration debate is a challenge. Today, the Immigration Policy Center releases a guide to some of the toughest questions on immigration, providing answers that reflect the best research and analysis available on topics ranging from the economy to crime to legalization.

To view the piece in its entirety, see:

Tackling the Toughest Questions on Immigration Reform:  Short Answers to the Most Common Questions (IPC Special Report, July 29, 2013)

For more information, contact Wendy Feliz at or 202-507-7524

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