By Lise Nelson, Pennsylvania State University In the final weeks of his campaign, Donald Trump has reiterated his call to build a wall b...
If there is anything we have learned in American history, no hoods of injustice has stopped the forward march of diversity.
The Boston marathon bombers lived near me. The younger one, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, used to party in a basement on my block. They went to my kids' high school. By all accounts, they were normal kids at the time. Dzhokhar was friends with several of my friends' kids.
This is the second in my series of "Letters to a Trump Supporter," from correspondence with a family friend who supports Mr. Trump. In keeping with t...
This will be shorter than usual, because vice presidential debates don't matter nearly so much, witness Senator Lloyd Bentsen's annihilation of Senator Dan Quayle in 1988 with his "Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy" reference to Quayle, yet George H.W. Bush still beat Michael Dukakis.
Co-authored by Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz and Sarah Horton (bios below) Today marks the 20th anniversary of an immigration bill that has irrevocably damaged...
New citizens are not the only ones who gain advantages from increased naturalizations. We all benefit when our neighbors, and their children, are grounded in American values; citizenship does that. It's a rite of passage that unites us, that makes us all part of the rich American fabric.
We should not outsource the sensitive government function of forcibly detaining human beings to a few morally bankrupt corporations.
Donald Trump may differ from other contemporary politicians in so openly stating his antipathy to immigrants of a certain sort. But the policies Trump is advocating, including that well-publicized wall and mass deportations, are really nothing new.
Ruiz de Burton's novel was and remains unique as a creative lens into 19th century Mexican American and American history and identity. So Donald, your assignment is to read this forgotten American book and give us a full report on what you find.
When Donald Trump points to 1965 and says we need to reform that law, "To keep immigration levels measured by population share within historical norms," he means, "We need to keep America from becoming any more less white than it currently is."
In the aftermath of the Supreme Court halting of President Obama's DAPA and DACA+ programs, many immigration advocates are pivoting their focus back to where it belongs: starting comprehensive immigration reform (CIR) conversations in the next Congress.
On August 17th, Donald Trump once again shook up his campaign. While there were early indications that Trump would "soften" his image, these were refuted by the August 19th release of his first general election campaign ad.
Last week was a turning point. The U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) announcement that it will wind down its use of private prisons is a major step in the struggle to end for-profit incarceration in America.
My opponent is not just one of a group of obstructionist legislators, he is personally responsible for killing bills in his Judiciary Committee related to any number of issues important to the majority of Americans.
Most American Catholics are descendants of immigrants from Ireland, Italy, Poland, Germany, or other European countries. So, when Mr. Trump makes immigrants and immigration his enemy, he's attacking us and the families of most American Catholics.