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Center for Immigration Studies

The Center for Immigration Studies is a conservative non-profit research organization "that favors far lower immigration numbers and produces research to further those views." Founded in 1985 as a spin-off from the Federation for American Immigration Reform . The center's self-described mission is to provide immigration policymakers, the academic community, news media, and concerned citizens with reliable information about the social, economic, environmental, security, and fiscal consequences of legal and illegal immigration into the United States. Wikipedia*

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The Center for Immigration Studies has 26 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1995, U.S. Immigration Trends. The year with the most videos was 2002 with four videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2004 with an average of 941 views per program. Most appearances with Mark Krikorian (22), Steven A. Camarota (13), Roy Beck (3). Most common tags: Immigration, Employment Policy, Terrorism.

Recent Programs

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    ICE Acting Director Tom Homan on Immigration Policy

    Thomas Homan, acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), spoke at a forum on his agency’s mission to enforce…

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    Immigration Court Cases Backlog

    James McHenry, the director of the Justice Department’s Executive Office for Immigration Review, talked about the agency’s…

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    Immigration Court Backlog

    Panelists talked about the current backlog of immigration cases waiting to be resolved. Former immigration judge Andrew Arthur discussed…

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    Open Immigration: Yea and Nay

    Alex Nowrasteh and Mark Krikorian debated whether U.S. immigration policy should be more open or less open. Commentary by George Will, Andrew McCarthy,…

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