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Illegal Aliens

Trump Intent on Repeating the Horrors of History

Harlow Giles Unger | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics
Harlow Giles Unger

With threats to deport illegal aliens and bar Muslims from entering the nation, Donald Trump appears intent on repeating some of the worst horrors in ...

A Message to Donald From the Border

Inga | Posted 03.05.2017 | Comedy

Everybody has to have a guilty pleasure and mine is watching the Republican debates. I can only assume the Candidates Gone Wild! DVD is already in pr...

SCOTUS: Is Trump's Immigration Policy More Constitutional Than Obama's?

Amy Dardashtian | Posted 01.26.2017 | Politics
Amy Dardashtian

From a purely legal perspective, our present immigration policy is more favorable to Donald Trump's plan to mass deport immigrants than it is to President Obama's attempts to keep families together.

You Don't Know Me

William Spear | Posted 09.04.2016 | Home
William Spear

And I am no different than you, my skin wrapped around my beating heart -- pleading for mercy and loving-kindness and waiting for this long night to be over.

Trump's War on 'Anchor Babies' Ignores the Law

Bill Blum | Posted 09.01.2016 | Entertainment
Bill Blum

In the face of the overwhelming legal authority against them, you might expect Trump and his minions to let anchor babies off the hook and declare a truce in the war against them. Don't count on it.

Remi Ojurongbe: The Incomplete U.S. Immigration Narrative

Wesleyan University | Posted 07.22.2014 | College
Wesleyan University

Media content, tone, and the framing of immigration also influences public perceptions and play a role in the definition of immigration as a "social problem."

Illegal Aliens

Jasmine Rand | Posted 03.16.2014 | Black Voices
Jasmine Rand

He understood a lesson that my American privilege allowed me to escape, nothing is easy when you're born into the "Third World," not even for a budding attorney. Somehow the world found his presence less desirable than mine.

GOP and the Hispanic Vote

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


The Egyptian Coup Is a Bad Precedent for All Democracies

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.04.2013 | Home
James Marshall Crotty

You may not like the Muslim Brotherhood. You may not support its religion-infused politics, its arrogant brand of Islam, its views of the U.S. and Isr...

Strawberry Fields in Blood

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 06.19.2013 | Home
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

I feel shame, disgust and horror for what happened in New Manolada, Greece this week. I feel I must apologize for the Greek monsters who blindly opene...

Zach Carter

Rubio: Immigration Reform Will Be Harsher Than Current System | Zach Carter | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) suggested Sunday that the bipartisan immigration reform currently being negotiated by eight senators would not...

There Is No Such Thing As An 'Illegal Alien'

David Leopold | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics
David Leopold

Yes, you read it correctly. There really is no such thing. And not because the Associated Press announced a long overdue change to its Stylebook yesterday.

A Potter Confronts Clay

Tony Smith | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business
Tony Smith

Confrontation -- to oppose, attack, resist, undermine. To Confront -- to engage straight-forwardly and authentically. In America, perhaps in the wo...

Pushing for self-Deportation, an Act of Love

Sofia Aguilar | Posted 11.13.2012 | Latino Voices
Sofia Aguilar

Republicans may continue to harass and bully 11 million illegal immigrants but they're wasting their time, many of them already built a life and a family here and they're decent and honest people who call this country home - even if Romney wants them out.

Scourge: Illegal Aliens in our Midst

Paul Schwennesen | Posted 06.13.2012 | Green
Paul Schwennesen

Extreme attempts to stifle illegal human immigration are as counterproductive as extreme attempts to stifle life's ecological imperative.

The Founders' Immigration Policy

Alex Nowrasteh | Posted 05.28.2012 | Latino Voices
Alex Nowrasteh

To truly reform immigration, we should look back to the nation's first immigration and naturalization laws, which are a far cry from restrictive laws in Arizona and Alabama.

Undocumented 'Cheerleaders' Deported

Posted 12.17.2011 | Miami

On September 30, 16 Colombians posed as a cheerleading team to try to enter the U.S. illegally at Miami International Airport. When their flight land...

¡ASK A MEXICAN!: "Illegals" and The "N-Word"

Gustavo Arellano | Posted 01.02.2012 | Latino Voices
Gustavo Arellano

Why do Americans Call Mexicans "Illegal"?

The Land of Cotton

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

All over Alabama the lamps are out... The fields lie there, with nothing at work in them, neither man nor beast. -- James Agee, Let Us Now Praise Famo...

Journalist Group Calls For End To Use Of Controversial Terms For Immigrants

Posted 11.30.2011 | Media

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) voted on Tuesday to recommend that newsrooms across the country discontinue using the phrases "illegal a...

Too Close for Comfort: President Obama Should Meet With Families of Unauthorized Immigrants

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 08.27.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

Now that President Obama has met with influential Latinos, legislators, and community advocates, he should request a meeting with US-citizen families who live with unauthorized immigrant loved ones.

Alabama Meets Illegal Aliens

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Now that Alabama has passed what some describe as the harshest anti-immigration law in the country, it is interesting to see how Alabama has improved on the harsh anti-immigration ordinances passed by a small municipality.

Identity Politics? Aldo Lanzini, The Man Behind The Mask

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 07.29.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Aldo Lanzini uses threads, ribbons, felt and wool to make outrageous yet beautiful works - psychedelic masks, eccentric body pieces, sculptures and ch...

I Become an Illegal Immigrant for International Worker's Day

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics
Harmon Leon

May 1 is International Workers' Day. Marches are being organized throughout the U.S. to support of immigrant and workers rights. Meanwhile, according ...

Courage to Change More than a Slogan

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 06.13.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

Americans would be surprised to know that our immigration laws are unfairly, unjustly, and inconsistently enforced. And it's not just unauthorized immigrants that suffer the consequences.