Click to Read or Download the PDF version of this report As of the end of 2021, FAIR estimates that approximately 15.5 million illegal aliens reside within the United States. This number is substantially higher than FAIR’s previous estimate of 14.5 million in 2020. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE INFOGRAPHIC: ILLEGAL ALIEN POPLULATION SINCE 2010 CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE INFOGRAPHIC: TOTAL […]
About Federation for American Immigration Reform
FAIR, the Federation for American Immigration Reform is a non-profit, non-partisan organization of concerned individuals who believe that our immigration laws must be reformed to better serve the needs of current and future generations.
With a support base that includes nearly 50 private foundations and over 250,000 diverse members and activists, FAIR is free of party loyalties and special interest connections.
For more than 35 years, FAIR has been leading the call for immigration reform by offering and advocating solutions that help reduce the harmful impact of uncontrolled immigration on national security, jobs, education, health care, and our environment.
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And added Nearly $10 Billion in Costs During Biden’s First Year in Office. Washington, D.C. — A new analysis by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) finds that during the first year of the Biden administration, the illegal alien population of the United States has increased by about 1 million, adding an additional $9.4 billion […]
The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), in response to President Biden’s plea for amnesty as part of his State of the Union address: “Tonight, President Biden spoke of the ‘need to secure the border,’ something we have long championed. Oddly, policies that were actually […]
FAIR’s Jason Peña and Matthew Tragesser discuss southern border figures, and the slow reimplementation of the “Remain in Mexico” program. RELATED TWEET: Don’t miss Ortiz’ admission at the end that “we’ve already seized more fentanyl this year than we did all last year!” 😳 We don’t think that stat made the point he thought […]
In this episode, we address 3 major immigration developments. We analyze the new alien voting law in New York City, discuss the massive expansion of publicly-funded healthcare to illegal aliens in California, and answer how the the Texas synagogue terrorist was able to enter the country in the first place. Listen to Episode 48 of Understanding […]
Washington, D.C. — Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), issued the following statement in response to New York City Mayor Eric Adams allowing a bill to become law that would permit citizens of other nations – including some illegal aliens – to vote in citywide elections: “America was founded on […]
“It became obvious soon after his election that President Biden was creating the greatest border crisis this country has ever seen, and the FY 2021 data from CBP confirms it.” View Full PDF Version Introduction The Biden administration so far has been plagued with crisis after crisis. Record inflation, the self-inflicted disaster that was the […]
December 10, 2021, Washington, D.C. — Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), issued the following statement after the New York City Council approved a bill to let noncitizens vote in citywide elections: “Two and a half centuries ago, our nation was founded on the principle that sovereign people should determine […]
(December 7, 2021, Washington, D.C.) — Today the Senate confirmed Chris Magnus to lead U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), one of the world’s largest law enforcement agencies. Magnus, who has a long-standing and well-documented antipathy for border and immigration enforcement, assumes the leadership of the very agency charged with keeping our borders secure amid an unprecedented […]
On Thursday, Congress passed a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the federal government at current levels until February 18, 2022. This prevented a feared government shutdown, something both parties aimed to avoid. However, it was not a “clean” continuing resolution, as it also included $7 billion for Afghan resettlement and zero dollars to address the […]
The $1.75 trillion social spending package dubbed “Build Back Better” approved today in a nearly party-line vote is laden with costly provisions that primarily benefit narrow Democratic constituencies. None of the bill’s special interest giveaways will be more costly and more damaging long-term than the section that rewards millions of people who broke our immigration […]
Biden Administration Gives Nearly All Illegal Aliens a Free Pass. The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), regarding the release of new immigration enforcement priorities from the Secretary of Homeland Security: “Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has once again eschewed the very mission of his […]
DHS Secretary Mayorkas Has to Go. Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) revealed that immigration authorities apprehended 180,034 illegal aliens at the southern border in May—marking the fifth consecutive month of increased illegal immigration and the highest monthly total since President Biden took office. “What we are witnessing is an unprecedented […]
Washington, D.C. – The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) has submitted public comments to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), urging the agency to raise the wage rates employers are required to pay foreign workers and implement worker-protection rules that were promulgated under the Trump administration. The January 2021 rule, which was delayed after […]
Washington, D.C. – The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) submitted a public comment to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recommending policy changes to deter illegal immigration and fraud in the legal immigration system, which unsustainably strains and diverts agency resources away from lawful immigration programs and legitimate immigrant and nonimmigrant applicants. Last month, DHS requested input […]