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Remi Ojurongbe: The Incomplete U.S. Immigration Narrative

Wesleyan University | Posted 05.22.2014 | College
Wesleyan University

Media content, tone, and the framing of immigration also influences public perceptions and play a role in the definition of immigration as a "social problem."

Illegal Aliens

Jasmine Rand | Posted 03.16.2014 | Black Voices
Jasmine Rand

He understood a lesson that my American privilege allowed me to escape, nothing is easy when you're born into the "Third World," not even for a budding attorney. Somehow the world found his presence less desirable than mine.

GOP and the Hispanic Vote

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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The Egyptian Coup Is a Bad Precedent for All Democracies

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.04.2013 | World
James Marshall Crotty

You may not like the Muslim Brotherhood. You may not support its religion-infused politics, its arrogant brand of Islam, its views of the U.S. and Isr...

Strawberry Fields in Blood

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 06.19.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

I feel shame, disgust and horror for what happened in New Manolada, Greece this week. I feel I must apologize for the Greek monsters who blindly opene...

Zach Carter

Rubio: Immigration Reform Will Be Harsher Than Current System

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) suggested Sunday that the bipartisan immigration reform currently being negotiated by eight senators would not...

There Is No Such Thing As An 'Illegal Alien'

David Leopold | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics
David Leopold

Yes, you read it correctly. There really is no such thing. And not because the Associated Press announced a long overdue change to its Stylebook yesterday.

A Potter Confronts Clay

Tony Smith | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business
Tony Smith

Confrontation -- to oppose, attack, resist, undermine. To Confront -- to engage straight-forwardly and authentically. In America, perhaps in the wo...

Pushing for self-Deportation, an Act of Love

Sofia Aguilar | Posted 11.13.2012 | Latino Voices
Sofia Aguilar

Republicans may continue to harass and bully 11 million illegal immigrants but they're wasting their time, many of them already built a life and a family here and they're decent and honest people who call this country home - even if Romney wants them out.

Scourge: Illegal Aliens in our Midst

Paul Schwennesen | Posted 06.13.2012 | Green
Paul Schwennesen

Extreme attempts to stifle illegal human immigration are as counterproductive as extreme attempts to stifle life's ecological imperative.

The Founders' Immigration Policy

Alex Nowrasteh | Posted 05.28.2012 | Latino Voices
Alex Nowrasteh

To truly reform immigration, we should look back to the nation's first immigration and naturalization laws, which are a far cry from restrictive laws in Arizona and Alabama.

Undocumented 'Cheerleaders' Deported

Posted 12.17.2011 | Miami

On September 30, 16 Colombians posed as a cheerleading team to try to enter the U.S. illegally at Miami International Airport. When their flight land...

¡ASK A MEXICAN!: "Illegals" and The "N-Word"

Gustavo Arellano | Posted 01.02.2012 | Latino Voices
Gustavo Arellano

Why do Americans Call Mexicans "Illegal"?

The Land of Cotton

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

All over Alabama the lamps are out... The fields lie there, with nothing at work in them, neither man nor beast. -- James Agee, Let Us Now Praise Famo...

Journalist Group Calls For End To Use Of Controversial Terms For Immigrants

Posted 11.30.2011 | Media

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) voted on Tuesday to recommend that newsrooms across the country discontinue using the phrases "illegal a...

Too Close for Comfort: President Obama Should Meet With Families of Unauthorized Immigrants

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 08.27.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

Now that President Obama has met with influential Latinos, legislators, and community advocates, he should request a meeting with US-citizen families who live with unauthorized immigrant loved ones.

Alabama Meets Illegal Aliens

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Now that Alabama has passed what some describe as the harshest anti-immigration law in the country, it is interesting to see how Alabama has improved on the harsh anti-immigration ordinances passed by a small municipality.

Identity Politics? Aldo Lanzini, The Man Behind The Mask

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 07.29.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Aldo Lanzini uses threads, ribbons, felt and wool to make outrageous yet beautiful works - psychedelic masks, ...

Big Payout For Suspected Illegal Immigrant

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 07.17.2011 | Denver

DENVER — An immigrant suspected of being in the country illegally could receive $90,000 to settle a lawsuit claiming he was unlawfully held in a...

I Become an Illegal Immigrant for International Worker's Day

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics
Harmon Leon

May 1 is International Workers' Day. Marches are being organized throughout the U.S. to support of immigrant and workers rights. Meanwhile, according ...

Courage to Change More than a Slogan

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 06.13.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

Americans would be surprised to know that our immigration laws are unfairly, unjustly, and inconsistently enforced. And it's not just unauthorized immigrants that suffer the consequences.

When it Comes to Immigration Detention and Enforcement, Georgia Sets a Terrible Example

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
Azadeh Shahshahani

The government should also end the unnecessary and inhumane detention of immigrants and instead rely on effective alternatives to detention.

President Obama's Deeds: The Greatest Tribute to Martyred Romero

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.29.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

What did the president's visit to El Salvador, a nation that exports immigrants to the United States by the thousands each and every day, mean to the prospects of updated immigration laws?

The Appeal of the Repeal Amendment

Mark Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

There are several efforts under way to gut last year's landmark health care legislation. The best known of these is the lawsuit brought by the attorne...

Dream Lives For Immigration Reform

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

Our procrastinating Congress ended the first half of its 111th session by once again failing to pass the so-called DREAM Act. The act could have become the first brave and concrete step on the arduous road to immigration reform.