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The Separation of Nuclear Families under U.S. Immigration Law

Testimony
March 2013

The Separation of Nuclear Families under U.S. Immigration Law

Testimony of Demetrios G. Papademetriou, MPI President, before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives.

"Mr. Chairman, Madam Ranking Member, Members of the Subcommittee:

I am Demetrios Papademetriou and I am President of the Migration Policy Institute, an independent, non-partisan think tank in Washington that analyzes U.S. and international migration trends and policies. MPI, which I co-founded in 2001, grew out of the International Migration Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Thank you for the opportunity to testify today on “The Separation of Nuclear Families under the U.S. Immigration Law.” Because this hearing focuses narrowly on one particular facet of the legal immigration system, I will be brief. [...]"