Senator Marco Rubio, Cuban-American from Florida, is now officially "on deck." He is idly swinging a practice bat back and forth, in anticipation of his first real major-league performance. This moment, it should be noted, has taken a long time to get here.
With Friday's agreement between the AFL-CIO and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on the terms of a guest worker program it's clear that immigration reform is going to be a reality this time around.
Its "Autopsy" notwithstanding, Reagan & Frum discuss a possible Grand New Party" on gay rights or guns post-Sup Ct and Newtown. Can it escape Evangelical and NRA stridency? Then: North Korea & North Dakota are both bluffing like crazy.
How did we build an immigrant rights movement? As undocumented queer immigrants, we learned from our own experiences.
Immigration reform is the right thing to do, the fiscally responsible thing to do, and the humanitarian thing to do. Based on the role that immigrants have played in the history of our country, it is also the American thing to do.
Those with a sharper learning curve like Marco Rubio and Rand Paul are leading the party on immigration. In doing so, they are taking the reigns. Ted Cruz is not.
Narratives that focus on families run the risk of excluding invested community members and allies who are also, although differently, affected by the need for immigration reform.
Just as the Exodus from Egypt did not happen overnight--Passover reminds us that the changes we seek in our lives might be slow and gradual, even painful, but we should not despair.
The tech sector's recent calls for comprehensive immigration reform could mean the difference in the long fight to bring undocumented immigrants out of the shadows, and create a path to citizenship.
Two new polls contain fascinating information about major trends of thought among California voters. The most dramatic development is a sharp reversal of opinion on illegal immigrants.
Do you think someone with an MS in Poultry Science from Kansas State University should be ahead in line to get a U.S. green card compared to a Stanford or Harvard MBA? That is what Congress is likely to propose next month.
The most diverse gathering of races and ethnicities from across the world is living in one place here in the United States. We often focus on the econ...
Earlier this week, I chaired a Senate hearing on an issue that's gotten a lot of attention recently, but has been a defining and personal subject for me my whole life: immigration -- specifically, its effect on families.
There are about 3 million black immigrants who comprise approximately 9 percent of the nation's foreign-born population. Some of these immigrants have traveled here from poorer countries seeking opportunity; others have sought asylum.
After two decades of emphasis on high security of the U.S.-Mexico border, brute-force policies have left America with costs that are too high, and benefits that are too little. As immigration continues to permeate American political debate, alternative solutions must be explored.
What is "secure" about a border where people are losing their lives? And what is "comprehensive" about immigration reform that not only fails to address the humanitarian crisis on the border, but also reproduces the same policies that led to it in the first place?