Robert Borosage: The overwhelming majority of Americans want this threat to DREAMers’ status removed; yet Congress – despite pledges from both parties – has once more refused to act.
The State of Immigration in America
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John Peeler: The first comprehensive immigration law set quotas by national origin, intended to return the ethnic mix of the country to something like what it had been about the time of the Civil War.
Alvaro Huerta: While undocumented immigrants and their allies continue to organize against the racist Trump administration and complicit Republican leaders, Democratic leaders, who depend on the Latina/o vote, have failed miserably.
Jose-Antonio Orosco: At its start, the Framers envisioned the US as a political society for members of a specific racial caste. This requirement stayed in place until the mid-20th century.
According to a lawsuit filed by the ACLU SoCal and Perkins Coie, Carrillo was targeted because he was born in Mexico and otherwise didn’t show up in immigration databases.
Supreme Court Hears Arguments in ACLU Immigration Detention Case FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 3, 2017 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, 212-284-7347, firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court heard arguments today in Jennings v. Rodriguez, a case that will decide the fate of thousands of people languishing in immigration prisons without a hearing. American Civil Liberties Union attorney Ahilan […]
Joseph Morales: The DMZ and the southern border are part of a world of walls that dehumanize people.
Bob Filner: All progressive Americans and organizations must join together to protect our Dreamers. Even, and especially, those of us that who are not specifically threatened with any deportation.
Joe Mathews: California should have the right to grant legal residency to the undocumented.
Mario Solis Marich: If Palomarez has real courage he will lead by example and resign from the President’s circle himself.
Joe Mathews: If you root for the Dodgers, pay taxes and battle traffic, are you any less a Californian than me?
Victoria Defrancesco Soto: Like the hair scrunchies and Seinfeld, the immigrant welfare reform that Trump was talking about was so 1990s.
Victoria Defrancesco Soto: For the arrival of every 1,000 immigrants, 46 manufacturing jobs are created or preserved. Those are jobs that would have disappeared or moved elsewhere.