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.
The State of Immigration in America
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Alvaro Huerto: While Trump has engaged in an ongoing “war on immigrants” campaign—in actions and words/Tweets—against immigrants and their families/communities, a growing social movement of immigrant activists, immigrant advocates and elected officials have emerged to defend the civil and human rights of those who live and work in America’s shadows.
Andrew Moss: Once again there is official support for the unholy union of two policies: the criminalization of anyone “without papers,” including those seeking asylum from terror elsewhere, and the affixing of dollar signs to incarcerated immigrant bodies.
exas is not the first state to pass an anti-immigrant law targeted toward Latinos; that dubious honor goes to California. In 1994 California voters approved ballot proposition 187 that would strip the provision of any service—including emergency room care and K-12 education—from undocumented persons. For a while it seemed like California was the exception that […]
Victor Narro: Using the term “carve out” throughout the universal representation debate creates a narrative that those who fall under this label are less than a whole person and not worthy of full civil rights protection under the laws.
Vivian Rothstein: After holding a short prayer service under the watchful eyes of San Bernardino sheriff’s deputies, the group was told to leave the detention center’s property.
Unai Montes-Irueste: This week — the week of Commencement — Dartmouth received reports of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officials boarding buses near the College, and asking passengers for documentation. But in acknowledging receipt of this news, the College did not denounce this ICE action.
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto: Trump has no desire to fix a broken immigration system. What he wants are notches on his belt—how many immigrants can he rounded up and shipped off, DREAMers and law abiding immigrants be damned.
If firms are forced to disclose any bids on the wall, advocates will then have an opportunity to put pressure on these companies — something that many businesses might rather avoid.
Hidden in Police Policies Across California: Illegal Guidelines That Can Lead to Immigrant Harassment and False Arrest his is not Arizona. But when it comes to police policies on immigrants across California, you wouldn’t know it. The ACLU of California recently discovered a mass-produced policy, purchased by many local law enforcement agencies, including some in cities that have declared themselves sanctuaries, and that contain illegal guidelines allowing officers to […]
Approximately 70% of all deportations nationwide are the result of local law enforcement’s participation in federal immigration enforcement activities. This is where Trump’s deportation dragnet lies
King is what Chester the Cheetah is to Cheetos, a mascot for the right’s anti-immigrant obsession.
Rubio is MIA and this in the midst of some real immigrant ugliness — even for Republicans.