We call on Congress and the President to enact and enforce immigration laws that are consistent with them and to oppose all legislation and policies that violate them.
1. The purpose of U.S. immigration policy is to benefit the citizens of the United States.
Some advocates of high immigration justify the harm it does to this country by arguing that we are ethically bound to honor the heroism and courage of those who leave their countries and tenaciously fight to immigrate here for the betterment of their families.
Demographers study things that are close to people's lives and about which there is great public debate, such as population growth, immigration, adolescent pregnancy and childbearing, racial segregation, the labor market, and gender equity.