Providing an earned pathway to citizenship for the roughly 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. would be a huge lift to our economy.
Nearly three in four Americans support undocumented immigrants being able to stay in the United States and eventually apply for citizenship. Why? Because commonsense reform that includes a path to citizenship would increase economic growth, lower the deficit, and increase the incomes of all Americans. Additionally, it would help decrease the cost of border security while at the same time increasing its effectiveness.
These allies know America is stronger when everyone is given an opportunity to contribute.
“The bottom line is that we can’t strengthen and sustain economic growth if we don’t expand and support our workforce. Nor will Americans be able to share in the benefits of growth if they are locked out of our economy.”
“We are here to give back everything we were given, but we cannot be taken for granted. We are here because America needs us in the same way we need America.”