Studies by Topic


Health Care
Immigration Restrictions and America’s Growing Health Care Needs, February 2013
The Contributions of Immigrants to Cancer Research in America, February 2013
Foreign-Educated Nurses – A Small But Important Part of the U.S. Health Workforce, October 2007
Deadly Consequences: The Hidden Impact of America’s Nursing Shortage, September 2007
The Point System’s Impact on Foreign Nurses and Other Potential Immigrants, June 2007


Legislative Analysis
Policy Recommendations on Employment-Based Immigration for the New President and Congress, January 2017
The Real World Impact of Proposed High-Skilled Immigration Restrictions, August 2016
Startup Visa Proposals and Job Creation, March 2016
Reforming America’s Legal Immigration System, September 2015
The Challenge of Immigration Processing and Executive Action, June 2015
Trade Promotion Authority: Facts and Issues, May 2015
Executive Action and Legal Immigration, September 2014
House and Senate Legislation on High Skill Immigration, June 2014
Updated Analysis on the Impact of Immigration Legislation on Salaries and Competitiveness, April 2014
Analyzing House and Senate Plans for Legalization, January 2014
Wages and U.S. Competitiveness, June 2013
Webcast of Senate Commerce Committee Hearing, May 8, 2013
NFAP Testimony on High Skill Immigration Before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, May 8, 2013
Analysis of H-1B and L-1 Provisions in Senate Immigration Bill, April 2013
Proposed Changes to Skilled Worker Visa Laws Likely to Violate Major U.S. Trade Commitments, June 2010
A Commission to Regulate Immigration?, May 2009
Driving Jobs and Innovation Offshore: The Impact of High Skill Immigration Restrictions, December 2007
The Point System’s Impact on Foreign Nurses and Other Potential Immigrants, June 2007
Analysis of Senate H-1B and L-1 Provisions, June 2007
Analysis of Draft Immigration Proposal, April 2007
Anti-Outsourcing Efforts Down But Not Out, April 2007
Immigration Numbers in Context, June 2006
Exporting the Law: A Legal Analysis of State and Federal Outsourcing Legislation, April 2004
The Unintended Consequences of a 90-day Notification of Offshore Outsourcing, March 2004
Understanding the Dodd Amendment, March 2004


Family Immigration
The Contributions of the Children of Immigrants to Science in America, March 2017
Reforming America’s Legal Immigration System, September 2015
Executive Action and Legal Immigration, September 2014
Waiting and More Waiting: America’s Family and Employment-Based Immigration System, October 2011
Family Immigration: The Long Wait To Immigrate, May 2010
NFAP Testimony on Immigration Before the House Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law, May 8, 2007
Legal Immigrants: Waiting Forever, May 2006


Illegal Immigration
Work Visas Better Than A Wall, August 2016
The Challenge of Immigration Processing and Executive Action, June 2015
Executive Action and Legal Immigration, September 2014
Illegal Entry Rises, July 2014
Analyzing House and Senate Plans for Legalization, January 2014
How Many More Deaths? The Moral Case for a Temporary Worker Program, March 2013
The Cost to Americans of Ending Birthright Citizenship, March 2012
Death at the Border, May 2010
Common Sense, Common Interests: Combining Work Permits and Bilateral Agreements, May 2009
A Commission to Regulate Immigration?, May 2009
NFAP-Reason Chart Explaining Legal Immigration System, August 2008
H-2B Visas: Providing a Legal Regime for U.S. Employers, April 2005
How Time Magazine Got it Wrong on Illegal Immigration Numbers, September 2004
Making the Transition from Illegal to Legal Migration, November 20, 2003
The Impact of Agricultural Guest Worker Programs on Illegal Immigration, November 20, 2003


Testimony
NFAP Testimony on High Skill Immigration Before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, May 8, 2013
NFAP Testimony before the Commission to Study the Impact of Immigrants in Maryland, February 14, 2011
NFAP Testimony on Immigration Before the House Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law, May 8, 2007
Testimony on Foreign Investment and NFAP Research on Foreign Investment Before House Financial Services Committee, February 7, 2007
NFAP Testimony on H-1B Visas Before House Subcommitee on Immigration, Border Security and Claims, March 30, 2006, March 30, 2006
NFAP Testimony on Work Visas Before House Committee on Agriculture, January 28, 2004


Entrepreneurship
Policy Recommendations on Employment-Based Immigration for the New President and Congress, January 2017
Immigrants and Billion Dollar Startups, March 2016
Startup Visa Proposals and Job Creation, March 2016
Reforming America’s Legal Immigration System, September 2015
House and Senate Legislation on High Skill Immigration, June 2014
The Increasing Importance of Immigrants to Science and Engineering in America, June 2014
American-Made 2.0: How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Continue to Contribut to the U.S. Economy, June 2013
Immigrant Founders and Key Personnel in America’s Top 50 Venture-Funded Companies, December 2011
America’s Tradition of Rewarding Talent, December 2011
A New Immigrant Entrepreneur Visa Aimed at Job Creation in America, September 2010
American Made: Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Professionals, November 2006


International Trade
The Trump Tariffs: A Bad Deal for Americans, May 2016
Trade Promotion Authority: Facts and Issues, May 2015
Fee Increase on H-1B Visas Likely Violates U.S. Commitments Under GATS, January 2011
Proposed Changes to Skilled Worker Visa Laws Likely to Violate Major U.S. Trade Commitments, June 2010
Common Sense, Common Interests: Combining Work Permits and Bilateral Agreements, May 2009
Anti-Outsourcing Efforts Down But Not Out, April 2007
CFIUS and Foreign Investment, January 2007
Foreign Investment, June 2006
Privacy Concerns and Global Sourcing, March 2006
Proposed Restrictions on Global Sourcing Continue at High Levels in 2005, April 2005
Exporting the Law: A Legal Analysis of State and Federal Outsourcing Legislation, April 2004
Understanding the Dodd Amendment, March 2004
The Unintended Consequences of a 90-day Notification of Offshore Outsourcing, March 2004
Creeping Protectionism: An Analysis of State and Federal Global Sourcing Legislation, December 2003


High Skill Immigration
The Contributions of the Children of Immigrants to Science in America, March 2017
Policy Recommendations on Employment-Based Immigration for the New President and Congress, January 2017
Immigrants and Nobel Prizes, October 2016
The Real World Impact of Proposed High-Skilled Immigration Restrictions, August 2016
Setting the Record Straight on High-Skilled Immigration, August 2016
Immigrants and Billion Dollar Startups, March 2016
Startup Visa Proposals and Job Creation, March 2016
Reforming America’s Legal Immigration System, September 2015
The World Has Changed Since 1990, U.S. Immigration Policy Has Not, September 2015
The Challenge of Immigration Processing and Executive Action, June 2015
The Most Misleading Statistic in Immigration, April 2015
L-1 Denial Rates Increase Again, March 2015
Executive Action and Legal Immigration, September 2014
House and Senate Legislation on High Skill Immigration, June 2014
The Increasing Importance of Immigrants to Science and Engineering in America, June 2014
Immigrant Contributions in the NBA and Major League Baseball, June 2014
Updated Analysis on the Impact of Immigration Legislation on Salaries and Competitiveness, April 2014
L-1 Denial Rates for High Skill Foreign Nationals Continue to Increase, March 2014
The Importance of International Students to America, July 2013
Wages and U.S. Competitiveness, June 2013
American-Made 2.0: How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Continue to Contribut to the U.S. Economy, June 2013
H-1B Visas, May 2013
Webcast of Senate Commerce Committee Hearing, May 8, 2013
NFAP Testimony on High Skill Immigration Before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, May 8, 2013
Analysis of H-1B and L-1 Provisions in Senate Immigration Bill, April 2013
The Contributions of Immigrants to Cancer Research in America, February 2013
Immigration Restrictions and America’s Growing Health Care Needs, February 2013
DOL Threatens Personal and Commercial Privacy, September 2012
Still Waiting: Green Card Problems Persist for High Skill Immigrants, June 2012
Analysis: Data Reveal High Denial Rates for L-1 and H-1B Petitions, February 2012
Immigrant Founders and Key Personnel in America’s Top 50 Venture-Funded Companies, December 2011
Waiting and More Waiting: America’s Family and Employment-Based Immigration System, October 2011
Keeping Talent in America, October 2011
Reforming America’s Regulations and Policies on Employment-Based Immigration, August 2011
Contributions of the Children of Immigrants in Science, May 2011
Fee Increase on H-1B Visas Likely Violates U.S. Commitments Under GATS, January 2011
Proposed Changes to Skilled Worker Visa Laws Likely to Violate Major U.S. Trade Commitments, June 2010
H-1B By The Numbers: 2010 and Beyond, March 2010
Analysis of USCIS Memo on H-1Bs and Third Party Placement, March 2010
Employment-Based Green Card Projections Point to Decade-Long Waits, November 2009
A Commission to Regulate Immigration?, May 2009
NFAP-Reason Chart Explaining Legal Immigration System, August 2008
Certifiable – The Department of Labor’s Approach to Labor Certification, July 2008
H-1Bs and Job Creation, March 2008
Driving Jobs and Innovation Offshore: The Impact of High Skill Immigration Restrictions, December 2007
U.S. Company H-1B Fees and Taxes to Support Education, May 2007
H-1B Visas, Outsourcing, Enforcement and U.S. Workers, May 2007
Green Card Delays Worsen for Employment-Based Immigrants, May 2007
American Made: Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Professionals, November 2006
Immigration’s Impact on U.S. Workers and the Economy, July 2006
Legal Immigrants: Waiting Forever, May 2006
H-1B Fees Paid by U.S. Companies, March 2006
Understanding L-1 Visas and the Recent OIG Report, March 2006
H-1B Professionals and Wages: Setting the Record Straight, March 2006
International Students and U.S. Policy Choices, October 2005


Contributions Of Immigrants
The Contributions of the Children of Immigrants to Science in America, March 2017
Policy Recommendations on Employment-Based Immigration for the New President and Congress, January 2017
Immigrants and Nobel Prizes, October 2016
Setting the Record Straight on High-Skilled Immigration, August 2016
Immigrants and Billion Dollar Startups, March 2016
Immigrant Contributions in the NBA and Major League Baseball, June 2014
The Increasing Importance of Immigrants to Science and Engineering in America, June 2014
American-Made 2.0: How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Continue to Contribut to the U.S. Economy, June 2013
The Contributions of Immigrants to Cancer Research in America, February 2013
Immigrant Founders and Key Personnel in America’s Top 50 Venture-Funded Companies, December 2011
Contributions of the Children of Immigrants in Science, May 2011
American Made: Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Professionals, November 2006
Coming to America, Immigrants and Baseball, October 2006
Immigration’s Impact on U.S. Workers and the Economy, July 2006
Appendix 2 – SSA Memorandum on Effective Taxable Payroll and Immigration, March 2005
The Contribution of Legal Immigration to the Social Security System (Appendix 1 and 2 go with Study), March 2005
Appendix 1 – SSA Memorandum Changes in Level of Legal Immigration, March 2005
The Multiplier Effect, July 2004


H-1B And L-1 Visas
The Contributions of the Children of Immigrants to Science in America, March 2017
Policy Recommendations on Employment-Based Immigration for the New President and Congress, January 2017
Setting the Record Straight on High-Skilled Immigration, August 2016
The Real World Impact of Proposed High-Skilled Immigration Restrictions, August 2016
Immigrants and Billion Dollar Startups, March 2016
Startup Visa Proposals and Job Creation, March 2016
The World Has Changed Since 1990, U.S. Immigration Policy Has Not, September 2015
Reforming America’s Legal Immigration System, September 2015
Trade Promotion Authority: Facts and Issues, May 2015
The Most Misleading Statistic in Immigration, April 2015
L-1 Denial Rates Increase Again, March 2015
Executive Action and Legal Immigration, September 2014
House and Senate Legislation on High Skill Immigration, June 2014
Updated Analysis on the Impact of Immigration Legislation on Salaries and Competitiveness, April 2014
L-1 Denial Rates for High Skill Foreign Nationals Continue to Increase, March 2014
American-Made 2.0: How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Continue to Contribut to the U.S. Economy, June 2013
Wages and U.S. Competitiveness, June 2013
Webcast of Senate Commerce Committee Hearing, May 8, 2013
H-1B Visas, May 2013
NFAP Testimony on High Skill Immigration Before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, May 8, 2013
Analysis of H-1B and L-1 Provisions in Senate Immigration Bill, April 2013
DOL Threatens Personal and Commercial Privacy, September 2012
Analysis: Data Reveal High Denial Rates for L-1 and H-1B Petitions, February 2012
L-1 Visa Approvals Decline Significantly at U.S. Posts in India, November 2011
Reforming America’s Regulations and Policies on Employment-Based Immigration, August 2011
Contributions of the Children of Immigrants in Science, May 2011
Mandatory H-1B Visa Fees Exceed $3 Billion in Past Decade, March 2011
H-1B Visas and the GAO Report, January 2011
Fee Increase on H-1B Visas Likely Violates U.S. Commitments Under GATS, January 2011
Proposed Changes to Skilled Worker Visa Laws Likely to Violate Major U.S. Trade Commitments, June 2010
Analysis of USCIS Memo on H-1Bs and Third Party Placement, March 2010
H-1B By The Numbers: 2010 and Beyond, March 2010
H-1B Visas by the Numbers, March 2009
H-1B Visas and Financial Institutions, February 2009
H-1Bs and Job Creation, March 2008
Driving Jobs and Innovation Offshore: The Impact of High Skill Immigration Restrictions, December 2007
Analysis of Senate H-1B and L-1 Provisions, June 2007
U.S. Company H-1B Fees and Taxes to Support Education, May 2007
H-1B Visas, Outsourcing, Enforcement and U.S. Workers, May 2007
American Made: Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Professionals, November 2006
H-1B Professionals and Wages: Setting the Record Straight, March 2006
H-1B Fees Paid by U.S. Companies, March 2006
Understanding L-1 Visas and the Recent OIG Report, March 2006
The Multiplier Effect, July 2004



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