Immigration Reform Ideas for Our Next President

May 1, 2008

The presidential candidates all seem to agree that current immigration policies are broken and need to be fixed. But so far they’ve avoided dialogue on specific policy ideas. Martha Raddatz interviews Audrey Singer about the estimated 11 million people living illegally in the United States, and the economic force that undocumented workers exert. Her ideas include an Impact Aid Program that would offset state and local expenditures, and a New Americans Initiative to help integrate immigrants into American society.

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Reforming U.S. Immigration Policy », by Audrey Singer

Watch Brookings experts discuss provocative issues with ABC News senior White House correspondent Martha Raddatz in Opportunity 08’s On the Issues series. The video dialogues will examine the topics that are important to our nation and the world and are shaping the presidential campaign.

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