See data on Refugees: "Refugees living in the United States make tremendous contributions to our economy as earners, taxpayers, and consumers. Rather than a drain on communities, the high employment rate of refugees and their spirit of entrepreneurship instead sustains and strengthens their new hometowns."
The Annual Survey of Refugees (ASR) is the nation’s unique source of data on the experiences of refugees who recently resettled in the United States. The ASR offers a window into refugees’ progress during their initial five years after arrival. Key ASR findings are included in ORR’s Annual Report to Congress, as Congressionally-mandated by the Refugee Act of 1980. The ASR has been collected annually since the early 1980s.
The Country Pages are compiled and updated by the EOIR Law Library and Immigration Research Center (LLIRC). All content is compiled from publicly available documents that report on aspects of country conditions that have relevance in removal hearings before Immigration Judges and the Board of Immigration Appeals.
Freedom House's research and analysis frame the policy debate in the United States and abroad on the progress and decline of freedom. Freedom House's flagship publication Freedom in the World is the standard-setting comparative assessment of global political rights and civil liberties. Freedom House also produces several annual reports, including Freedom on the Net, Nations in Transit, Freedom and the Media, the China Media Bulletin, and several Special Reports.
The enforcement of immigration laws is a complex and hotly-debated topic. Learn more about the costs of immigration enforcement and the ways in which the U.S. can enforce our immigration laws humanely and in a manner that ensures due process.
The Center for Gender & Refugee Studies defends the human rights of courageous refugees seeking asylum in the United States. With strategic focus and unparalleled legal expertise, CGRS champions the most challenging cases, fights for due process, and promotes policies that deliver safety and justice for refugees.