The American Immigration Council (AIC) reports that immigrants are less likely than American-born individuals to be in prison.
Perhaps the most prevalent and persistent myth about immigrants is that they weaken the U.S. economy by taking jobs from qualified native-born workers...
On April 1, 2016, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services launched a new season of the hit reality show Survivor: High-Skilled Immigration via the H-1B visa program. Being a lucky survivor I have a duty to voice my concerns about the show's future.
But what does Ivana think? In response to that question, likely asked by no one, the former wife of Donald Trump has weighed in on her ex-husband, why he will be good for the country, and how she advises him on his 2016 campaign.
What does it mean, really, to seal our borders against Muslims? There are a number of fascinating operational questions that immediately arise. Let's have fun and just list the weirdest ones.
Planned Parenthood shares César Chávez's belief in fair treatment for everyone; we believe that all people and their families deserve to live a safe, healthy, empowered life regardless of where they live -- no matter what.
The former powerhouse now known as the Rust Belt -- stretching across Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin -- suffered a disastrous economic and population collapse in the past decades as manufacturing jobs dried up or moved abroad. Today, however, Rust Belt cities such as Indianapolis, Colombus and especially Dayton, Ohio, are reinventing themselves as the places to be for new immigrants to the U.S.A.
Research indicates that the economy matters most to American voters when electing their president. As immigration increasingly impacts the American economy, a deep understanding of its economic advantages is vital to critically analyzing candidates.
My own immigration journey has a happy ending. For the rest of us, however, we spend so much time disproving the image that doesn't represent us -- that of the Central American woman or child -- that we are left with no time to tell our own story.
Contemporary debates about immigration are not new to the United States. Debates about immigration in the United States have always been difficult and laced with social prejudice. Late 19th-century America faced immigration challenges with an influx of people from Asia and southern and eastern Europe.
President Barack Obama's executive actions in November 2014 to provide relief from deportation for hundreds of thousands of Californians was welcome news, not just for those directly impacted, but for our state as a whole.
While there are many gaping holes in our immigration system, none gets as much attention as our southern border with Mexico. It is no wonder that the current crop of presidential candidates focus so much of their time on the topic.
By elevating competitiveness and market fundamentalism over all other values, both parties have created a country afflicted with such deep insecurity that a significant proportion can embrace a Donald Trump. The Republicans, to their shame, linked insecurity simultaneously with bigotry and prejudice.
I feel strongly that anyone who comes to the U.S., works hard and pays their taxes, should have the ability to live the full American experience with all the attendant rights and privileges. But this all seems a long way off.
In this presidential election year, the ironies should not be lost on anyone that the three top republican presidential nominees include two candidate...
Social change is seldom either as incremental or predictable as many insiders suggest. Every once in a while, an outburst of resistance seems to break open a world of possibility, creating unforeseen opportunities for transformation.