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Coming to My July 4th Party? Leave Your Anti-Immigrant Factoids At Home

Aine Greaney | Posted 07.02.2016 | Home
Aine Greaney

The current political and public dialog have centered around undocumented immigrants. But every year, far more legally-admitted immigrants come here than those who enter without legal status (immigration reform, let's get a move on here!).

Temp Agencies Could Be Taking Advantage Of Immigrants

ProPublica | Michael Grabell | Posted 04.29.2013 | Home

CHICAGO — Ty Inc. became one of the world's largest manufacturers of stuffed animals thanks to the Beanie Babies craze in the 1990s. But it has s...

The Endgame of Capitalism

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 04.06.2013 | Home
C. Robert Gibson

We're witnessing the endgame of capitalism, where a few wealthy individuals and corporations have accumulated most of the wealth while the rest of us are left to fight for the scraps.

On Hostile Ground, America's Guest workers Seek Justice

Michelle Chen | Posted 04.20.2012 | Home
Michelle Chen

Politicians seem to want it both ways: keeping immigrants locked into a brutal underground workforce, while using mass deportation and constant abuse to exclude them from society.

From Dubai to Amsterdam, There Is No Divide

Todd Reisz | Posted 12.04.2011 | Home
Todd Reisz

Dubai was one of the first cities to show us that assumptions about citizenship, about belonging, about home were to be turned on their heads.

Undocumented Labor Is the Dairyland's Bread and Butter

Erich Straub | Posted 10.29.2011 | Home
Erich Straub

Rural America simply does not have the native-born workforce it needs to produce America's food. With no visas available and a shortage of local labor, the result is an industry that has become deeply dependent on undocumented workers.

Guest Blogger Ian Danley in Phoenix: 'I don't want my city to be the Birmingham or Selma in this drama'

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jim Wallis

On Tuesday, a group of local faith and community leaders, along with Jim Wallis and Noel Castellanos, called on the Governor of Arizona, Jan Brewer, t...

Microsoft Needs Immigrants, Facebook Doesn't

Silicon Alley Insider | Vasanth Sridharan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

H1-B season kicks off tomorrow, and it will be short and random: There are five days to sign up for all 65,000 specialty work visas the U.S. is giving...