We should not outsource the sensitive government function of forcibly detaining human beings to a few morally bankrupt corporations.
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.
Elections, as we all know, have consequences. The last several months have laid bare the potential consequences to Latino families and communities of the choices we have before us in the presidential contest.
In an editorial this weekend holding out U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner as the model of the way forward for the Republican Party, The Denver Post claimed Gard...
The anti-Muslim rhetoric of Gingrich is exactly what ISIS wants to hear.
For many Latino voters, the partisan politics surrounding the U.S. v. Texas case reinforce the diverging paths that the parties are taking with respect to immigration.
The U.S. can no longer take for granted that it attracts the best and brightest people from around the world. In fact, the U.S. may be losing those individuals to other, more attractive and strategically minded countries.
There are more immigration judges on the bench today than ever before -- an important step forward in the fight against the ballooning backlog, demonstrating that the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR) can grow its corps of judges.
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!).
The attacks in Turkey, Brussels and Paris were coordinated and led by ISIS. In contrast, the attacks in Orlando or San Bernardino for example, were coordinated by lone wolf American citizens aspiring to attract the attention of ISIS. This distinction is important because each form of terrorism calls for different responses.