December 1, 2014. In a finding with important implications for President Obama’s executive order on immigration, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports on a Pew Center study showing that the level of unauthorized immigration has been flat since 2009.

David Dyssegaard Kallick, director of immigration research for the Fiscal Policy Institute, a New York nonprofit that examines the role of immigrants in New York state and beyond, said: “It adds up to what I think is now established as a pretty clear trend, if you can call a flat line a trend.”