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Research and Public Policy : Social and Public Policy Research

Center for Immigration Studies

Low immigration, pro-immigrant

91.53

1629 K Street N.W. Suite 600
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 466-8185   Web Site
EIN: 52-1449368

Board Leadership
Peter Nunez
Chairman

CEO
Mark Krikorian
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.53
  Financial 95.29
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Center for Immigration Studies is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit, research organization. Since our founding in 1985, we have pursued a single mission - providing immigration policymakers, the academic community, news media, and concerned citizens with reliable information about the social, economic, environmental, security, and fiscal consequences of legal and illegal immigration into the United States.

The Center for Immigration Studies is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit, research organization. Since our founding in 1985, we have pursued a single mission - providing immigration policymakers, the academic community, news media, and concerned citizens with reliable information about the social, economic, environmental, security, and fiscal consequences of legal and illegal immigration into the United States.

Financial

95.29

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
79.4%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.06
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Immigration Studies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Immigration Studies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Immigration Studies (DC) 91.53
The Aspen Institute (DC) 94.21
Reason Foundation (CA) 90.91
Independence Institute (CO) 91.45
SPUR (CA) 89.80

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,202,337
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,202,337
   Program Service Revenue $92
Total Primary Revenue $3,202,429
   Other Revenue $42,252
TOTAL REVENUE $3,244,681
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,706,856
   Administrative Expenses $486,493
   Fundraising Expenses $311,703
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,505,052
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-260,371
   
Net Assets $3,540,200

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Publications and Research $2,706,856 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 10/01/2021 91.53
2018-12 07/01/2020 89.30
2017-12 06/01/2019 89.31
2016-12 06/01/2018 88.40
2015-12 11/01/2017 88.52

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1449368
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR IMMIGRATION STUDIES INC
NTEE Code R21
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
(120) Publishing activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$207,630 5.92% Mark Krikorian Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$208,033 5.93% Steven Camarota Director of Research

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Immigration Studies (DC) 91.53
The Atlantic Council of the United States (DC) 93.67
The Georgia Center for Opportunity (GA) 91.44
Center for Disaster Philanthropy (DC) 100.00
The Brookings Institution (DC) 85.09

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Immigration Studies
1629 K Street N.W.
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 466-8185
fax: (202) 466-8076
EIN: 52-1449368

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Board Leadership

Peter Nunez
Chairman

CEO

Mark Krikorian
Executive Director

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