Migration Policy Institute

Immigration

Dems, backers face uphill immigration path after Senate blow

Senate Democrats launched an uphill fight Monday to rescue their drive to help millions of immigrants remain legally in the U.S., their pathway unclear and the uncertainty exposing tensions between party leaders and progressive groups demanding bold results. Lawmakers and advocacy organizations said they were already weighing fresh options, a day after the Senate parliamentarian

Immigration

Biden’s ambitious higher cap on refugee admissions unlikely to be met

Both sides agree on one thing about President Joe Biden’s decision to raise this year’s cap on refugee admissions from a historic low of 15,000 to as many as 62,500. The U.S. is not going to come close to hitting that new ceiling. “It’s not realistic, it’s just a kind of virtue signaling,” said Lora

National

‘We holds these truths to be’ A, B or C? Citizenship test gets harder

The good news for prospective citizens is that they will soon have more time to take the civics test that has long been a critical part of the citizenship process. The bad news is that, beginning next week, the test will be twice as long. And harder. And there’s no bonus for getting a passing

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