Alabama’s new anti-immigration law includes provisions that serve no purpose other than to intimidate undocumented immigrants and discourage them from getting an education.
President Obama’s speech in El Paso on May 10 put the immigration debate back on the table. In reaffirming his commitment to comprehensive immigration reform, he attempted to reframe a debate that has been dominated by a focus on security.
Jose Antonio Vargas’ announcement of his undocumented immigration status shines light on his entrapment within the system.
Sen. John McCain’s recent statements suggest that he doesn’t want to have a rational debate on immigration policy.
The United States should be a leader and ratify the ILO’s historic new convention.
Turkey has been knocking for 50 years on the door of the European Union. When will Europe act in its own self-interest and open up?
Strauss-Kahn’s alleged sex attack on an African immigrant is a harrowing metaphor for how the IMF treats the rest of the world.
If the nation were to deny the children of immigrants birthright citizenship, as some GOP legislators believe we should, could Mitt be deported?
Under Obama’s new plan, immigrants will have to wait longer, pay more, and enjoy fewer rights.
As state legislatures take immigration policy in their own hands, Congress seems determined to avoid the subject at all costs.
The SUCCEED Act would help immigrants integrate into American society.
The cynically named Secure Communities program threatens to make every cop in the country part of an immigration dragnet.
The 9th Annual Freedom Network Conference in Washington, DC. Freedom Network is a coalition of service providers across the United States working on the issue of human trafficking. The conference will feature workshops for activists, law enforcement, social workers, lawyers, and other folks who are interested in the human rights-based approach to anti-trafficking work.
A recent speech by Secretary Napolitano highlights the deficiencies plaguing U.S. border policy.
Justice is served as a border vigilante faces sentencing next week, but factors that gave rise to anti-immigrant hysteria remain.