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  • Impact of Immigration on Health Care Reform
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    Impact of Immigration on Health Care Reform

    Participants spoke about the links between immigration policy and health care reform. They noted that a high proportion of immigrants, both legal and illegal, were among the ranks of the uninsured, and…

  • Immigration Projections
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    Immigration Projections

    Center for Immigration Studies released a report on immigration. Their projections showed that current levels of legal and illegal immigration would add more than 100 million people to the…

  • Immigration and the Labor Market
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    Immigration and the Labor Market

    The Center for Immigration Studies held a forum on immigration and its effects on the labor market. Among the topics addressed were legislative proposals for immigration reform before the…

  • Immigration and National Security
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    Immigration and National Security

    Two reports from the Center for Immigration Studies about efforts to prevent further attacks on American soil were released on August 30, 2005. A panel, including the authors of the papers, discussed such topics as…

  • Costs of Illegal Immigration
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    Costs of Illegal Immigration

    Panelists discussed the issue of immigration and its costs and benefits for the federal government. Mr. Krikorian spoke about the need to study the cost of any potential amnesty for illegal immigrants. He also analyzed the stance of both Pres. Bush and Sen. Kerry on immigration and…

  • Illegal Immigration
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    Illegal Immigration

    The panelists talked about illegal immigration into California. Mr. Hanson, the author of Mexifornia: A State of Becoming, focused on the creation of “an alternate legal universe” in…

  • Views on Immigration
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    Views on Immigration

    Participants talked about a survey of public opinion on immigration. The survey focused on both public opinion and elite opinion in an effort to explain attitudes about illegal immigration…

  • Immigration Policy Issues
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    Immigration Policy Issues

    The panelists talked about the visa applications of the September 11 terrorists, and the visa application process. They also responded to questions from the audience.

  • Immigration from the Middle East
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    Immigration from the Middle East

    Participants talked about the demographics of immigration from countries in the Middle East to the U.S. Among the issues they addressed were the number and influence of Muslim immigrants,…

  • Mexican Immigration
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    Mexican Immigration

    Participants talked about Mexican immigration to the U.S. after September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Among the topics they addressed were the demographics of Mexican immigrants,…

  • Republican Efforts to Attract Latino Voters
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    Republican Efforts to Attract Latino Voters

    Participants talked about partisan identification and voting behavior among Hispanics, as well as prospects for attracting Hispanics to the Republican Party. Among the issues they addressed…

  • Immigration and Poverty
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    Immigration and Poverty

    Participants talked about a report that linked immigration to an increase in poverty in the United States. After their comments they answered questions from the audience.

  • Immigration Impact of Wages
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    Immigration Impact of Wages

    Participants briefed reporters on a new report by Mr. Camarota on the impact of low-skilled labor immigration on low-skilled U.S. workers. The study concludes that immigration decreases…