Press Release

  • January 28, 2018

    DACA-Eligible Population Earns Nearly $19.9 Billion

    NEW YORK, NY – As Congress and the White House spend the next two weeks attempting to reach a fair compromise that addresses the status of nearly 800,000 affected DREAMers, New…

  • January 26, 2018

    Tennessee Adopts Seal of Biliteracy as State Industries Seek Bilingual Talent

    NEW YORK, NY – Today, Tennessee’s Board of Education established a Seal of Biliteracy program to recognize high school graduates who have attained proficiency in at least one language in addition…

  • January 25, 2018

    Statement on White House Immigration Proposal

    In response to White House’s immigration proposal, New American Economy issued the following statement:

    “The cost of doing the right thing for Dreamers shouldn’t be a drastic and arbitrary cutback…

  • January 25, 2018

    Statement on Senator Orrin Hatch’s Immigration Innovation Bill

    Following the reintroduction of Senator Hatch’s Immigration Innovation Bill, New American Economy issued the following statement:

    “We need high-skilled immigration reform, especially as we face labor shortages in areas like…

  • January 22, 2018

    NAE Statement on Immigration Sprint

    Following the vote to reopen the government with a commitment to reaching an immigration deal by February 8th, New American Economy issued the following statement:

    “It’s frustrating that congressional leaders haven’t…

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