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December 6, 2005

MPI: Slew of new reports on immigration enforcement

Filed under: Border Security — by Christian Beckner on December 6, 2005

The Migration Policy Institute has released four new reports on the subject of immigration enforcement, in connection with an event that they held today in DC. The reports are (with links):

US Border Enforcement: From Horseback to High-Tech
by Deborah W. Meyers

Immigration Enforcement at the Worksite: Making it Work
by Marc R. Rosenblum

Eligible to Work: Experiments in Verifying Work Authorization
by Kevin Jernegan

An Idea Whose Time Has Finally Come? The Case for Employment Verification
by Tamar Jacoby

There’s a lot of good sober and evidence-driven arguments in each of these reports. Worth reading, especially amid the aforementioned bill-writing frenzy on immigration and border security issues in Congress right now.

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Pingback by Homeland Security Watch » Blog Archive » A border bill cheat sheet

December 17, 2005 @ 10:31 pm

[…] In previous posts I’ve alluded to a “bill-writing frenzy” on border security issues in the Congress right now. In an attempt to wrap my head around all of this activity on the Hill, I just put together the following “cheat sheet” which includes most of the key border security bills that have been introduced in Congress in the last six months. This list doesn’t include every border and immigration bill that has been released, and there are likely more to come, as Sen. Frist indicated this week. […]

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