It is upon us as teachers, researchers, advocates and policymakers to embody the ideals of just and humane immigration reform
Whether measured by budget allocations, criminal prosecution volumes, or people deported -- it is clear that the federal government has pursued an enforcement-first policy. This enforcement-first and enforcement-only approach is precisely what has produced our failed immigration state.
The president did not start his speech with the usual "The state of our union is strong," presumably because that would be a lie.
Imagine, if I have a dozen kids in my small universe who are diligent and potential assets to this country, how many there are across the U.S. Where they will be in a few years is a scary question.
Their forward-looking leaders recognized that, in fact, the biggest risk you can take is not taking risks.
They may sow the seeds of reform, but do not (in themselves) offer sufficient guidelines for reform.
To truly rein in the income gap, reduce significant health disparities, fix our immigration system, and ensure that all children have access to a quality, affordable education, we need our government working together.
By Ieva Maniušytė, Bachelors of Economics student at Vilnius University A few months after the World Economic Forum's annual meeting has ended, the...
Yes, Mr. West, America will look very different in 2043. That America, too, will be beautiful. Let us "work for the elevation" of every American and reap the national prosperity that the realization of their individual promise will bring.
The national GOP is going through a scaled-up version of the politically fatal Pete Wilson syndrome.
Republicans in the House have announced they are now ready to do something on immigration. There will be traps laid by the Republicans, so Democrats have to be vigilant about defusing each one as it pops up.
2014 chatter about "Immigration Reform" remains superficial. As Obama promised in his State of the Union address last week, yet again, that this will...
The president was positive, action-oriented, and concrete. In contrast, Republican Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers was negative, passive, and vague.
Full Text of DREAM Team Los Angeles Reaction to SOTU Address & Republican Response: DREAM Team Los Angeles, undocumented activist youth advocating fo...
This week, we spoke with Don Lao, who recently published his memoir, I Became the Boat People: A Refugee's Path to America. The autobiography recounts the turbulent events in 20th-century Southeast Asia and Lao's growing up in a large, entrepreneurial family in Vietnam.
We do not know whether Speaker Boehner can muster the political will to bring a bipartisan immigration reform bill to the floor. No bill can pass without support from both sides. But we know that Congress's failure has taken a devastating toll on families.