Donald Kerwin is the executive director of the Center for Migration Studies, a Catholic think tank and educational institute devoted to the study of international migration.

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Trump's 5-Point Plan for Impeding Legal Immigration

by Donald Kerwin, by Robert Warren 02-14-2020

September 2019: President Donald Trump visits a section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall in Otay Mesa, California. REUTERS/Tom Brenner/File Photo

The administration is pursuing every tactic at its disposal – many of which have been temporarily stalled by the courts – to impede the path to citizenship and to reduce legal immigration avenues to the U.S.

New Trump Rule Targets Working Class Immigrants Under the Guise of 'Self-Sufficiency'

by Donald Kerwin 08-22-2019

Roxana and Melvin, with their child Samantha, talk with an aid worker at the ECHOS center in Texas. REUTERS/Daniel Kramer

The Trump Administration has just taken its most consequential step to date to limit avenues to legal migration and permanent resident status in the United States.