Stuart Anderson

Stuart Anderson

National Foundation for American Policy

Stuart Anderson is executive director of the National Foundation for American Policy, an Arlington-based, nonpartisan public policy research organization focusing on trade, immigration, and related issues. From August 2001 to January 2003, Anderson served as executive associate commissioner for policy and planning, and counselor to the commissioner at the Immigration and Naturalization Service. Before holding those positions, Anderson spent 4.5 years on Capitol Hill on the Senate Immigration Subcommittee, first for Senator Spencer Abraham and then as staff director of the subcommittee for Senator Sam Brownback. Prior to that, Anderson was director of trade and immigration studies at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C., where he produced reports on the military contributions of immigrants and the role of immigrants in high technology. He has an MA from Georgetown University and a BA in political science from Drew University. Anderson has published articles in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and other publications. He is the author of the book Immigration (2010), part of the Greenwood Guides to Business and Economics series.