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The Council is a national leader in challenging the myths and misinformation that too often dominate the political and public debate around immigration.

Most Recent Fact Sheets

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February 27, 2024
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June 29, 2022
This fact sheet provides an overview of how Temporary Protected Status designations are made, what benefits TPS confers, and how TPS beneficiaries apply for and regularly renew their status.
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February 27, 2024
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February 27, 2024
A new research report, New Americans in Houston, released by the American Immigration Council, underscores the crucial role immigrants play in the Houston economy.
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February 22, 2024
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February 22, 2024
New research from the American Immigration Council highlights the key role that immigrants are playing in southern Utah’s workforce and as taxpayers, consumers, entrepreneurs, international students...

Most Recent Special Reports

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December 8, 2023
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December 8, 2023
The American Immigration Council had an impactful year in 2023, launching a comprehensive border solutions campaign and actively challenging harmful legislation. This end-of-year report highlights...
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August 29, 2023
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August 29, 2023
See our updated web report on the largest American companies and their immigrant roots.
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June 20, 2023
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June 20, 2023
A record 100 million people around the globe were forced to flee their homes in 2022, up from 65 million in 2015. Of those displaced last year, 32.5 million were refugees who had to leave their...

Most Recent Advocacy

November 16, 2023
The American Immigration Council and over 100 business organizations, including chambers of commerce and trade associations, want Congress to remove the present obstacle to asylum applicants acquiring work permits swiftly.
October 6, 2020

This document provides a summary of the Department of Homeland Security's September 25, 2020, Proposed Rule, "...

September 15, 2020
This new rule will increase the total number of people who are required to submit biometric data from 3.9 million currently to 6.07 million—an increase of more than 60%.

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