We have criminalized loyal and hard-working Americans, putting them behind bars in order to appease xenophobic hysteria rather than uphold the promises of freedom and hope that are meant to characterize the American ethos.
The immigration issue has roiled the Republican Party as its presidential candidates attempt to appeal to the conservative, anti-immigration wing of their party in order to win the nomination. But, as a consequence, the GOP is likely to pay a heavy price in the 2016 national elections.
The federal court decision blocking the president's executive actions on immigration wasn't the only significant judicial intervention in immigration policy in recent days.
Jim Wallis's heart may be in the right place. But he is woefully, dangerously ill-informed on what comprehensive immigration reform actually is.
To be sure, Trump is dangerous. But he does not come close to being as dangerous as the immigrant "advocates" who actually occupy offices, actually have power, and actually are controlling the dialogue among those on the left. It not immigrants' enemies we need to be worried about. Its their "goddam friends."
We want to know how, if elected, the candidates will use their executive authority to make sure every tool at their disposal is used to keep families together.
How ironic that Ryan talks about "trust," because only two years ago the same leader said, "We do not want to have a society where we have different classes of people who cannot reach their American dream by not being a full citizen."
While reform is absolutely necessary to improve and expand the EB-5 program, Congress should exercise caution when tinkering with the program's incentives to boost financing in certain areas or risk dampening EB-5's overall economic impact.
In the new short documentary Border Inc., Brave New Films exposes how the last three decades of immigration politics in this country have created a massive payday for military contractors and wasted millions of taxpayer dollars in this business operation fueled by xenophobia and greed.
These new laws are fitting and just. They show that here in California, we recognize our state has been shaped by immigrants of many different ethnicities, cultures and experiences and that immigrants are our neighbors, friends and family.
When asked about her position on Judicial Detention Centers and Border Kids, Rep. Sanchez was clear: She supports the closure of family detention centers that have come under fire by a variety of immigration support groups.
Donald Trump has opened the floodgates to lies about immigration. Here are the myths, and the facts.
In order for someone to migrate from Mexico to the U.S., he or she must identify that the stream of benefits (wages) net of all the costs (direct and indirect) is greater than the benefits of staying in place.
In addition to the rejectionist, veto caucus, I will also call these guys the "white-washed caucus." As white-washed elected officials from white-washed districts, they want to keep America white, or white-controlled, for as long as they possibly can.
Many people charged with illegal reentry are like my father - people who have lived in the US for years and who are desperate to return to the US to be with their families.
Only days are left before the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals can issue a ruling which the Supreme Court can review on President Obama's deferred action initiatives, better known as DAPA and expanded DACA.