Last updated on: 11/12/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) Biography

Position:
Con to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

“Liberal activists, such as the American Civil Liberties Union, and other high-immigration advocacy groups employ intimidation tactics to dampen local law enforcement’s inclination to exercise its authority in immigration matters.”

www.cis.org, Apr. 2003

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“The Center for Immigration Studies is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit research organization founded in 1985. It is the nation’s only think tank devoted exclusively to research and policy analysis of the economic, social, demographic, fiscal, and other impacts of immigration on the United States.”

“About CIS,” www.cis.org (accessed Oct. 26, 2007)

Mission:

“It is the Center’s mission to expand the base of public knowledge and understanding of the need for an immigration policy that gives first concern to the broad national interest. The Center is animated by a pro-immigrant, low-immigration vision which seeks fewer immigrants but a warmer welcome for those admitted.”

“About CIS,” www.cis.org (accessed Oct. 26, 2007)

Other:
501(c)(3) Nonprofit