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Granting Legal Status to Undocumented Immigrants Benefits the U.S. Economy

The movement toward comprehensive immigration reform has accelerated significantly in recent months. Legal status and a road map to citizenship for the unauthorized will bring about significant economic gains in terms of growth, earnings, tax revenues, and jobs—all of which will not occur in the absence of immigration reform or with reform that creates a permanent sub-citizen class of residents. continue reading »

In the Two Shadows: Undocumented Immigrants LGBT

Today, Center for American Progress called an event towards LGBT undocumented immigrants with the founder of Define American Jose Antonio Vargas, and launched "Dual In Shadows: Undocumented Immigrants LGBT." In light of the results of the Williams Institute UCLA, which has at least 267.000 LGBT-identified among the adult population of the undocumented continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Setting the Record Straight on Immigration and Border Enforcement

One of the most common refrains voiced by opponents of immigration reform is that it must wait until the federal government has secured our border with Mexico and enforced the nation’s current immigration laws. continue reading »

Maryland DREAM Act is a Smart Economic Investment

Education is an investment that yields sizeable dividends over time. Well-educated students go on to become well-educated workers who earn more, pay more in taxes, and are less likely to rely upon public benefits. continue reading »

New Report Reveals the Economic Benefits Of Passing the DREAM Act

What would happen if the United States were to grant a pathway to legal status to an estimated 2.1 million eligible youth in our country by pass­ing the DREAM Act? That’s the focus of a new report released by the Center for American Progress and Partnership for a New American Economy. continue reading »

Students of Color Still Receiving Unequal Education

When it comes to spending on the education of our children, students of color are being shortchanged, according to the Center for American Progress’s latest education report, “Unequal Education: Federal Loophole Enables Lower Spending on Students of Color.” continue reading »

Latinos Bearing the Brunt of Foreclosure Crisis

The effects of the housing market’s collapse can be felt far and wide, though perhaps no more so than by Latinos and other communities of color. continue reading »

REPORT: How America’s Immigrants Will Integrate by 2030

The Center for American Progress today released a first-of-its-kind study that projects today’s immigrants’ integration patterns through the year 2030. continue reading »

Workers of Color Dominate Domestic Services but Lack Union Rights

An estimated 2.5 million people work every year in domestic services, helping us take care of our children, cleaning our homes, and caring for our aging parents and grandparents, but without protections or basic workers’ rights. continue reading »

Minority Owned Businesses Benefit from the Affordable Care Act

The Center for American Progress, in partnership with Progress 2050, released a memo and a series of fact sheets explaining how the implementation of the Affordable Care Act helps small businesses owned by ethnic and racial minorities provide health coverage for their employees. continue reading »

PROGRESS 2050- New Ideas for a Diverse America (VIDEO)

Progress 2050 is a project of the Center for American Progress that develops new ideas for an increasingly diverse America. The United States will become a nation with no clear racial or ethnic majority by the year 2050. This expected transition provides the progressive movement with an exciting opportunity to help America live up to its ideals of equality and justice for all. continue reading »

Boycott Costs AZ Businesses $141 Million+

A report released Monday states that seven months after the boycott of Arizona businesses in response to the state’s controversial immigration law has cost the state $141 million in lost meeting and convention business alone since governor Jan Brewer signed the law in April. continue reading »