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Center for Immigration Studies

'Sanctuary Cities' Bill on Senate Floor Is Unsafe and Unwise

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 10.20.2015 | Politics
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

The truth is that anti-immigrant groups are less concerned about public safety and more concerned with reducing overall levels of immigration, particularly people of color.

Sam Levine

Conservative Scholar Suggests Obama Be 'Hung, Drawn and Quartered' | Sam Levine | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An immigration policy analyst from a think tank often cited by Republicans suggested to a tea party crowd last week that President Barac...

Hispanics Will 'Unmake' America In Immigration Hardliner's Doomsday Vision

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Hispanics will “unmake” America by creating a one-party state governing on behalf of a permanent underclass if immigration reform passes, accordin...

'The Immigrants Are Coming, The Immigrants Are Coming!' -- Nativism Driving Immigration Reform Debate?

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 04.27.2013 | Latino Voices
Axel W. Caballero

Who cares about the details? If you call it "reform" then "reform" it will be. After all, the main goal is not really to reform the system and strengthen the rights of 11 million people.

Immigration Hardliner's Outrageous Tweet

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.23.2013 | Latino Voices

One immigration hardliner has found a group of people he’s not opposed to allowing into the country: beautiful Mexican weather reporters. Robert...

Elise Foley

Key Republican Predicts 'Hard Time' With Citizenship In Immigration Reform | Elise Foley | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the Obama administration pushes forward on immigration reform, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) made clear on Monday that many members of h...

Cristina Costantini

Does Immigration Fuel Crime? Without Statistical Consensus, Rhetoric And Fear Reign In Debate | Cristina Costantini | Posted 11.15.2011 | Latino Voices

The border town of El Paso, Texas is considered to be the safest big city in the country, according to some estimates. With a sizable undocumented...

Elise Foley

GOP Candidates Mainly Quiet On Undocumented Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ahead of the Wednesday night GOP presidential debate, groups that work against undocumented immigration are voicing concern that the can...

Blueprints that Threaten the Heart, Soul and Security of Our Nation

Marielena Hincapié | Posted 06.09.2011 | Politics
Marielena Hincapié

Both the Ryan and CIS proposals use faulty logic, fuzzy math and a mean spirit to advance radical policy agendas. These two plans contend that government spending on human resources is wasteful.

Colorado GOP Immigration Meeting Featured Radical Right Groups With White Supremacist Ties

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Republican legislators Monday hosted an informational meeting to discuss immigration in Colorado, but the Colorado Independent has learned two of the ...

Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures

Clarissa Martinez De Castro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Clarissa Martinez De Castro

As if blaming immigrants for global warming, the financial crisis, and every other ill that is currently affecting our society wasn't enough, Mark Kri...

A Message to Those Hating on Haiti: Consider Yourself Hugged

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

The Center for Immigration Studies has put out a "Fact Sheet on Haitian Immigrants." What, not enough Haitians just plain dead enough for ya, you have to whine that they might be coming here?

Speaking for God and for America's Top Cops - the Center for Immigration Studies

Adam Luna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Luna

America's top religious and law enforcement leaders are taking a strong stance in favor of sensible immigration reform and it's made the anti-immigrant crowd very nervous.

There They Go Again: Tom Tancredo, Mark Krikorian and the Politics of Hate and Fear

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Murguía

The politics of hate and fear are not new to our country. We've seen them before. We know what they look like. Right now, they look a lot like Tom Tancredo and Mark Krikorian.

Voodoo Science Blames Climate Change on Immigrants

Angela Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Angela Kelley

According to an anti-immigrant group's new junk-science report, immigrants would ultimately produce less CO2 if they just remained in their "less-consuming, less-industrialized, and less CO2 emitting" home countries.