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March 30, 2018
Trump's Census policy could boomerang and hurt red states as well as blue states
Robert Shapiro, Brookings
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March 27, 2018
Why the 2020 census shouldn't ask about your citizenship status
Jennifer Van Hook, The Conversation
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March 20, 2018
'Chain Migration' Used to Be a Benign Term. Not Anymore
Stephen Kearse, The New York Times Magazine
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March 19, 2018
How America Fell Behind the World on Immigration
Justin Gest, Politico
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March 17, 2018
Debunking a Myth: The Irish Were Not Slaves, Too
Liam Stack, The New York Times
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March 15, 2018
For Trump, Cruelty Is the Point
Julianne Hing, The Nation
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March 7, 2018
Restricting legal immigration to America won't help our economy
Jacqueline Varas, The Hill
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February 27, 2018
Serpents At The Gates?  Today's Immigrants Are Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs
Robb Mandelbaum, Forbes
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February 27, 2018
One Simple Way Trump Can Get the Economic Growth He Wants...It's more immigration
Derek Thompson, The Atlantic
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February 26, 2018
I ran USCIS. This is a nation of immigrants, no matter what mission statements say
Leon Rodriguez, The Washington Post
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February 22, 2018
Trump wants to cut immigration and foreign aid. Here's how they're connected
Sarah Bermeo & David Leblang, The Washington Post
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February 22, 2018
New U.S. Immigrants Are as Educated as New Canadian Immigrants
David Bier, CATO
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February 22, 2018
Why the 2020 census shouldn't ask about your citizenship status
Jennifer Van Hook, The Conversation
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February 21, 2018
Immigration Curbs Will Weaken Social Security
Howard Gleckman, Forbes
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February 12, 2018
Right Now, 'Merit-Based' Just Means Fewer Immigrants
Stuart Anderson, Forbes
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February 9, 2018
The White House's weekly 'immigrant crime' tallly includes non-crimes and nonimmigrants
Phillip Bump, The Washington Post
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February 4, 2018
'Chain Migration' doesn't work the way Trump tells you it does
David Scott Fitzgerald, The Hill
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February 4, 2018
Trump's talk dehumanizes immigrants
Michael Gerson, Albany Times Union
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February 3, 2018
The Necessary Immigration Debate
Ross Douthat, The New York Times
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February 2, 2018
How Immigration Became So Controversial
Derek Thompson, The Atlantic
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January 31, 2018
We've weaponized immigration rhetoric, from chain migration to Dreamers
Leo R. Chavez, Los Angeles Times
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January 30, 2018
The myth of America's immigration problem
Ryan Cooper, The Week
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January 30, 2018
A US immigration history of white supremacy and ableism
Kristin Garrity Sekerci & Azza Altiraifi, Al Jazeera
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January 30, 2018
Trump's immigration policies are 'economic poison' that will cost taxpayers billions
James Boland & Tom Perez, CNBC
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January 29, 2018
The East Germans of the 21st Century
David Brooks, The New York Times
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January 29, 2018
Our system of family-based immigration works for America
Judy Chu & Linda Sanchez, The Hill
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January 23, 2018
Spanish use is steady or dropping in US despite high Latino immigration
Phillip M. Carter, The Conversation
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January 15, 2018
Know-Nothings for the 21st Century
Paul Krugman, The New York Times
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January 13, 2018
Curbing immigration means curbing job creation
John Arensmeyer, The Hill
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January 8, 2018
Trump's crackdown on legal immigration is huring America
Anastasia Tonello, Fox News
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January 8, 2018
A Counterproductive Approach to a Broken Immigration System
Michael Shifter & Ben Raderstorg, The New York Times
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January 2, 2018
Here's What To Expect On Immigration In 2018
Stuart Anderson, Forbes
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January 2, 2018
On immigration, Trump is positioned to do what Obama and Bush couldn't
Ali Noorani, USA Today
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December 21, 2017
Trump's "soft" ethnic cleansing: Immigrants as human garbage
Chauncey Devega, Salon
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December 14, 2017
Congress must act on the 'dreamers'
Tim Cook & Charles Koch, The Washington Post
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December 7, 2017
The Dream Act could bring the rule of law back to immigration policy
Hiroshi Motomura, Los Angeles Times
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December 6, 2017
The fraudulent case for 'Kate's wall'
Steve Chapmen, Chicago Tribune
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December 3, 2017
A Guide For Future Immigrant Entrepreneurs
Stuart Anderson, Forbes
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November 24, 2017
Immigration reform won't stop ISIS
Robert A. Pape, The Boston Globe 
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November 22, 2017
DACA recipients saw their mental health improve. Now, advocates fear its end will have the opposite effect
Tiziana Rinaldi, PRI
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November 11, 2017
Trump immigrant rhetoric relies on statistical outliers
Abigail R. Hall & Michael Coon, Mercury News
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November 8, 2017
The Alt-right's favorite academic
Shikha Dalmia, The Week
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October 31, 2017
When policy is cut off from reality: Donald Trump's immigration problem
Elaine Kamarck & Christine Stenglein, Brookings
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October 31, 2017
Professor's paper parses facts used to problematize immigration
Jennifer L. Williams, William & Mary News Release
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October 18, 2017
T
he four fallacies of the Trump-Cotton-Perdue immigration reform plan
Tamar Jacoby, New York Daily News
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October 15, 2017
We can't be complicit in persecution of immigrant communities
Cesar Vargas, The Hill
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October 12, 2017
White Nationalism Is Destroying the West
Sasha Polakow-Suransky, The New York Times
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October 5, 2017
How Immigration Foiled Hillary
Thomas B. Edsall, The New York Times
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October 5, 2017
Immigration reform is still possible and conservatives can lead the way
Ali Noorani, The Hill
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September 28, 2017
Presidential determination on refugees paints a disturbing picture
J. Kevin Appleby, The Hill
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September 28, 2017
The claims of anti-immigrant hysterics are disproved -- again
Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post
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September 23, 2017
Want Geniuses?  Welcome Immigrants
Frank Bruni, The New York Times
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September 16, 2017
How to End the Immigration Wars
Eric Cantor, The New York Times
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September 13, 2017
Trump could deliver immigration reform
Allan Wernick, New York Daily News
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September 7, 2017
DACA, The 1924 Immigration Act and American Exclusion
Ben Railton, Huffington Post
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September 11, 2017
Why Your Economic Argument Against Immigration is Probably Wrong
Benjamin Harris, Fortune
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September 7, 2017
The Birth of 'Illegal' Immigration
Becky Little, History
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September 6, 2017
Immigrants Shouldn't Have to Be 'Talented' to Be Welcome
Masha Gessen, The New York Times
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September 5, 2017
Trump's Move to End DACA and Echoes of The Immigration Act of 1924
Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker
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August 18, 2017
We Need Immigrants With Skills. But Working Hard Is a Skill
Jeff Flake, The New York Times
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August 17, 2017
How Democrats Gave Us Trump's Immigration Nightmare
Clio Chang, The New Republic
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August 17, 2017
Donald Trump is winning on immigration
Joshua Green, The Boston Globe
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August 12, 2017
How Trump is Stifling Entrepreneurship
Deepak Chopra, Kabir Sehgal, & Jeff Oster, Fortune
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August 9, 2017
Right and Left Don't Trust Each Other on Immigration -- and They're Right
Matt Lewis, Daily Beast
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August 7, 2017
Antiracism Backfires
Dennis Saffran, City Journal
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August 6, 2017
The Real History of American Immigration
Joshua Zeitz, Politico
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August 5, 2017
West Virginia's immigration 'problem'
Walter D. Kamphoefner, Houston Chronicle
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August 3, 2017
There's no evidence that immigrants hurt any American workers
Michael Clemens, Vox
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July 18, 2017
How Trump Is Stealthily Carrying Out His Muslim Ban
Farhana Khera & Johnathan J. Smith, The New York Times
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July 17, 2017
Cutting legal immigration 50 percent might be Trump's worst economic idea
Heather Long, The Washington Post
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July 13, 2017
A world of free movement would be $78 trillion richer
The Economist
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July 6, 2017
On immigration: When national Democrats zig, California Democrats zag
John Phillips, Orange County Register
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July 6, 2017
Trump Winning the Immigration Debate and Dems Better Recalibrate
Rich Lowry, National Review
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July 2, 2017
What's the point of an anti-immigrant left?
Dylan Matthews, Vox
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June 27, 2017
Immigrants Boost Wages for Everyone
Richard Florida, CityLab
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June 27, 2017
'The Strange Death of Europe' Warns Against Impacts of Immigration
Robert Siegel, Interview with Douglas Murray, All Things Considered (NPR)
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June 23, 2017
Liberals and Immigration
Kevin Drum, Mother Jones
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June 22, 2017
Donald Trump Does His Best Joe McCarthy Impession
James Risen & Tom Risen, The New York Times
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June 22, 2017
Bibles, Badges & Business
Adrienne Faraci, Carnegie Reporter
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June 21, 2017
How the Democrats Lost Their Way on Immigration
Peter Beinard, The Atlantic
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June 16, 2017

Only Mass Deportations Can Save America

Bret Stephens, The New York Times

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June 13, 2017
Immigration reality: visa 'overstays' are a big hole in border security net, which wall wouldn't address
Editorial, Houston Chronicle

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June 8, 2017
Crackdown on Undocumented Immigrants Poses Broad Health Risks
Luis Garcia, M.D., American Academy of Family Physicians
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June 7, 2017
How U.S. Immigration Law Enables Modern Slavery
Christopher Lapinig, The Atlantic
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May 31, 2017
Harsh U.S. immigration policies causing mental, social harm to American children
Reps. Lucille Roybal-Allard, Grace Napolitano, & Pramila Jaypal, The Hill
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May 24, 2017
Immigration And Isolationism - We've Been Here Before
Andrew Tisch & Mary Skafidas, Forbes
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May 17, 2017
How can we blunt prejudice against immigrants?
Jennifer Couzin-Frankel, Science Magazine
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May 15,2017
Immigration is at the Heart of U.S. Competitiveness
Mohammed Ali, Harvard Business Review
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May 8, 2017
The way Trump talks about immigration is a textbook authoritarian technique for consolidating power
Anna Campoy, Quartz
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May 6, 2017
The GOP's brilliant new plan to copy Canada's immigration system
Shikha Dalmia, The Week
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May 1, 2017
America is pushing away immigrant talent
Rajshree Agarwal, USAToday
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May 1, 2017
How crossing the US-Mexico border became a crime
Kelly Lytle Hernandez, The Conversation
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April 24, 2017
Does cooperating with ICE harm local police? What the research says
Patria de Lancer Julnes & Jennifer C. Gibs, The Conversation
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April 16, 2017
Opposing immigration wasn't always racist
Peter Skerry, The Boston Globe
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April 8, 2017
Deportation as a Crime Aganst Humanity
Ali Khan, Jurist Twenty
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April 7, 2017
Why Expertise Matters
Adam Frank, NPR
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The Case for Immigration
Matthew Yglesias, Vox
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March 31, 2017
The Facts About Immigration
John Cassidy, The New Yorker
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March 21, 2017
I'm a bit brown. But in America I'm white. Not for much longer
Arwa Mahdawi, The Guardian
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March 17, 2017
Rep. Steve King is half-right. Immigrans really do change America's culture
Tom Gjelten, The Washington Post
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March 17, 2017
The Problem with Calling the U.S. a 'Nation of Immigrants'
Arica L. Coleman, Time
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March 16, 2017
Green Beer and Rank Hypocrisy
Fintan O'Toole, The New York Times
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March 10, 2017
Immigration Works Fine When Newcomers Integrate
Noah Smith, Bloomberg View
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March 7, 2017
Fact Checker: Trump's claim that immigrants cost taxpayers 'many billions of dollars a year'
Michelle Ye Hee Lee, The Washington Post
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March 5, 2017
What Biracial People Know: Research on the Benefits of Diversity Doesn't Bode Well for our Mostly White, Male Cabinet
Moises Velsquez-Manoff, The New York Times
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March 3, 2017
What the research says about immigants hasn't changed
Audrey Singer & Kim S. Reuben, Urban Wire
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March 2, 2017
Sociology professor's work on immigration's impact on crime proves timely
Jennifer L. Williams, William & Mary News
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March 2, 2017
Scapegoating immigrants is now official policy
Albor Ruiz, Al Dia News
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March 2, 2017
Does NJ Have a Lot to Lose if Undocumentd Deported in Large Numbers?
John Reitmeyer, NJ Spotlight
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February 27, 2017
Stanford's dean of medicine says restricting immigration to the US is bad for our health
Lloyd B. Minor, Quartz
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February 26, 2017
America's mass deportation system is rooted in racism
Kelly Lytle Hernandez, The Conversation
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February 22, 2017
Trump's mentions of 'honor killings' betray the truth of his 'Muslim ban'
Leti Volpp, The Hill
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February 21, 2017
Trump's immigration order will increase crime
Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post
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February 21, 2017
The Myth of the U.S. Immigration Crisis
Noah Smith, Bloomberg
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February 18, 2017
Trump Has Turned the GOP Into the Party of Eugenics
Sarah Jones, The New Republic
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February 16, 2017
The Democrats' Immigration Problem
Thomas B. Edsall, The New York Times
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February 10, 2017
The Democrats' Immigration Problem(s)
Megan McCardle, Bloomberg View
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February 8, 2017
Refugees are already vigorously vetted. I know because I vetted them.
Natasha Hall, The Washington Post
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February 7, 2017
I'm Pro-Life and Pro-Refugee
Scott Arbeiter, The New York Times
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January 28, 2017
The Roots of a Counterproductive Immigration Policy
David Frum, The Atlantic
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January 14, 2017
The world needs a new strategy to tackle the migration crisis
William Lacy Swing, The Guardian
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January 12, 2017
Diverse Metros Mean Higher Wages for All
Tanvi Misra, Citylab, The Atlantic
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January 10, 2017
The High Cost of Closed Borders
Richard Florida, Citylab, The Atlantic
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January 3, 2017
Why Trump's plan to deport criminal noncitizens won't work
Kari Hong, The Washington Post
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December 28, 2016
Canada's sanctuary for migrants is built on a strict immigration policy
Paul May, LA Times
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December 28, 2016
Faster Growth? Two Things Trump Supporters Won't Like
Neil Irwin, The New York Times
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December 27, 2016
The numbers don't lie, but anti-immigration radicals do
Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post
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December 20, 2016
What is often called 'illegal immigration' isn't realy illegal
Daniel Connolly, PRI
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December 8, 2016
(Orginally published October 26, 2016)
Making America
General Colin Powell, Democracy (Carnegie Corporation)
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November 30, 2016
Why immigrants won't self-deport
Wayne A. Cornelius, Los Angeles Times
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November 30, 2016
Forget the Wall. If You Want Less Illegal Immigration, Go After Employers
Kevin Drum, Mother Jones
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November 29, 2016
Sanctuary Cities Are Safe, Thanks to Conservatives
Noah Feldman, BloombergView
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November 29, 2016
Contronym and Controversy
Michael A. Olivas, Inside Higher Ed
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November 16, 2016
Research says there are ways to reduce racial bias. Calling people racist isn't one of them
German Lopez, Vox
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November 16, 2016
What the Mass Deportation of Immigrants Might Look Like
Louis Hyman & Natasha Iskandar, Slate
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November 15, 2016
The Ideological Roots of Donald Trump's Immigration Team
Walter Ewing, Immigration Impact
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November 15, 2016
There's No Such Thing as a Good Trump Voter
Jamelle Bouie, Slate
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November 15, 2016
The Facts About Immigration
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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November 14, 2016
Nativists Created Our Immigration Problems - They Can't Fix Them
David Bier, Cato Institute
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November 13, 2016
When Borders Close
Ruchir Sharma, The New York Times
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November 11, 2016
The Sheer Horror of Trump's Win
Tom Moran, The Star-Ledger
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November 10, 2016
Donald Trump's Signature Campaign Positions on Immigration and Refugee Protection and Why the President-Elect Should Reconsider Them
Donald Kerwin, The Huffington Post
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October 31, 2016
Immigrants Are Keeping America Young - And the Economy Growing
Ben Casselman, The New York Times

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October 31, 2014


The Easiest, Smartest, and Most Important Pivot for the Republican Party After Trump
Adam Ozimek, Forbes
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October 24, 2016

How America's Outdated Immigration Laws Hurt the Economy
Brian Schaitkin, Christian Science Monitor
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October 15, 2016
The immense value that immigrants have always brought to America
Esther J. Cepeda, The Salt Lake Tribune
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October 9, 2016
Immigration is a dying issue
Tim Kane, CNN
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September 29, 2016
What Does Immigratio Actually Cost Us?
Thomas B. Edsall The New York Times
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September 28, 2016
Why I'm voting for Hillary Clinton
Steve Case, The Washinton Post
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September 23, 2016
Mass deportation isn't just impractical. It's very, very dangerous
Danielle Allen & Richard Ashby Wilson, The Washington Post
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September 22, 2016
The Riddle of Immigrant Voting
Harold Meyerson, The American Prospect
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September 22, 2016
Trump lets the immigration cat out of the bag
Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post
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September 13, 2016
Immigration is the Key to America's Greatness
Deborah Waxman, Huffington Post
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September 13,2016
The Truth About Undocumented Immigrants and Taxes
Alexia Fernandez Campbell, The Atlantic
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September 13, 2016
Is Any Immigration Reform Possible in This Political Climate?
Room for Debate, The New York Times
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September 12, 216
Integration and Multiculturalism: Finding a New Metaphor
Andrew Griffith, Policy Options
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September 12, 2016
Yes, Immigration Hurts American Workers
George J. Borjas, Politico
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September 10, 2016
The 30 Million Immigrants Trump Would Turn Away
Ronald Brownstein, The Atlantic
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September 6, 2016
Immigrants don't commit more crimes. Why does the myth persist?
Bianca E. Bersani & Alex R. Piquero, The Los Angeles Times
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September 6, 2016
Why Restricting Immigration Won't Improve Work Opportunities for Natives
Walter Ewing, Immigration Impact
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September 5, 2016
Could Immigration Save Middle America
Livia Gershon, JStor Daily
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September 2, 2016
The Immigrants Turned Away
Timothy Egan, The New York Times
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September 2, 2016
Trump's fuzzy math on undocumented immigrants convicted of crimes
Michelle Ye Hee Lee, The Washington Post
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September 1, 2016
A wall against clear thinking on immigration and policing
Vanda Felbab-Brown, Brookings Blog
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August 17, 2016
Portraying Muslims as a Threat to Women, Donald Trump Echoes 'Us vs. Them' Refrain
Amanda Taub, The New York Times
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August 17, 2016
The Case for Extreme Immigrant Vetting
George J. Borjas, Politico
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August 14, 2016
Welcoming new immigrants will lift all of us
Ben McAdams, Lane Beattle & Dinesh Patel, The Salt Lake Tribune
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August 9, 2016
How 'They' Become 'We'
Michael Fix, The American Prospect
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August 1, 2016
Mexico is already the immigration 'wall' some politicians want
Mary Speck, The Los Angeles Times
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July 30, 2016
America once excelled at immigrant integration. Here's the way back
Janet Murguia, PBS Newshour
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July 29, 2016
Moving past the immigration impasse in a bipartisan way
Al Cardenas, The Hll
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July 28, 2016
Deep Thinking About Immigration
James Ryerson, The New York Times
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July 28, 2016
Just how big a lie is Trump telling on immigration?
Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post
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July 27, 2016
What the U.S. Presidential Candidates Are Missing in the Immigration Debate
Carl Nettleton, Fortune
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July 27, 2016
Why Unemployment Is Lower When Immigration Is Higher
David Bier, Cato Institute
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July 25, 2016
How the Democratic Party Platform Addresses Immigration
Joshua Breisblatt, American Immigration Council
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July 23, 2016
Deconstructing the Myth of the Criminal Immigrant
Cyrus Mehta, The Insightful Immigration Blog
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July 15, 2016
We Take Care of Our Own
David Brooks, The New York Times
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July 8, 2016
U.S. must lead on refugee crisis
Michael V. Hayden & James Stavridis
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July 6, 2016
Can Obama Pardon Millions of Immigrants?
Peter L. Markowitz, The New York Times
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July 5, 2016
'I was a stranger and you welcomed me'
Tony Magliano, National Catholic Reporter
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July 1, 2016
Obama Legacy: Immigration stands as most glaring failure
Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press
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June 27, 2016
Take the immigration fight to the states
Karthick Ramakrishnan & Pratheepan Gulasekaram, LA Times
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June 19, 2016
The Overlooked Pathways to Legal Status
Amanda Frost, The Atlantic
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June 17, 2016
How Trump Has Managed to Dumb Down the Immigration Debate
Elizabeth Preza, AlterNet
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June 16, 2016
Trump's Racial and Ethnic Hierarchy: Blacks v. Mexicans and Muslims
Julianne Hing, The Nation
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June 13, 2016
Political Correctness and Bigotry
Terry Newell, Huffington Post
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June 1, 2016
The Costly Pursuit of Citizenship
Ali Noorani, The Hill
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June 1, 2016
States Will Need Immigrants to Counter Population Losses
Michele Waslin, American Immigration Council
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May 20, 2016
The truth is our successful multicultural society is built on secure borders
Malcolm Turnbull, Sydney Morning-Herald
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May 16, 2016
America is Stuck. Part of the Solution is More Immigrants
Richard Reeves, Esquire
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May 10, 2016
Report on Immigrant Welfare Use is Fundamentally Flawed - Here's Why
Walter Ewing, American Immigration Council
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May 9, 2016
Our Immigration Policy Is Not Only Unjust - It's Un-American
Martin O'Malley, Huffington Post
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May 1, 2016
Scapegoating immigrants masks their economic benefits,
Richard M. Perloff, Cleveland Plain-Dealer
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April 29, 2016
Sorry, Trump, Immigration is still Associated with Less Crime and Safe Communities,
Wendy Feliz, American Immigration Council
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April 23, 2016
Can the US teach Europe a lesson on immigration?
James Zogby, The National
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April 18, 2016
What's at stake for skills in the Supreme Court's DAPA case?
Amanda Bergson-Shilcock, National Skills Coalition Blog
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April 15, 2016
It's Time for Colleges to Take a Stand on Immigration Reform
Miriam Feldblum, The Chronicle of Higher Education
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April 12, 2016
Time to Think Bigger About the Refugee Crisis
Bono, The New York Times
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April 5, 2016
Europe vs. America: Comparing the Terrorism Threat
Daniel L. Byman, Brookings Blog
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April 1, 2016
The Argument Over Immigrants and Immigration Is (Mostly) Over
Frank Sharry, America's Voice Blog
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March 31, 2016
Republic of Fear: Donald Trump has already transformed American culture. Even if he loses the election, Trumpism is here to stay
Jeet Heer, New Republic
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March 31, 2016
You Can't Build a Wall High Enough
Reihan Salam, Slate
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March, 2016
Federal WIOA Plan Requirements Ignore Opportunities to Support Equitable Access for Immigrant/LEP Adults
Margie McHugh, Migration Policy Institute
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March 18, 2016
Congress should ignore some immigration voices
Daniel Perrin, The Hill
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March 18, 2016
No, Not Trump, Not Ever
David Brooks, The New York Times
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March 12, 2016
Make America White Again
Kelly J. Baker, The Atlantic
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March 3, 2016
Trump's dangerous dance with bigotry
Eugene Robinson, The Washington Post
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March 1, 2016
What We're All Missing When We Talk About Migration
Laura Secorun Palet, Ozy
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February 19, 2016
A Little Reality on Immigration
David Brooks, The New York Times
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February 15, 2016
Immigrants are Assets for Innovation
Vijay K. Mathur, Huffington Post
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January 30, 2016
The Republican Conflation of Immigration and ISIS
Peter Beinart, The Atlantic
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January 27, 2016
Why Immigrant Integration Matters to Preventing Another San Bernardino Tragedy
Manuel Pastor & Manjusha P. Kulkarni, Huffington Post
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January 22, 2016
Xenophobic Immigration Policy Would Wreck the U.S. Economy
Walter Ewing, Immigration Impact
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January 21, 2016
Against Trump
The Editors, National Review
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January 19, 2016
The Great Assimilation Scare
Alex Nowrasteh, Cato Institute
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January 19, 2016
What's Really at Stake in the Supreme Court's Big Immigration Case
Spencer Amdur, New Republic
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January 18, 2016
New Evidence on Immigrants and Jobs
Giovanni Peri & Vasil Yasenov, The Wall Street Journal
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January 15, 2016
The Irony of Anti-Immigration Racism
Reihan Salam, Slate
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January 13, 2016
On Immigration, intolerance, and the West's fundamental dilemma
Matt A. Mayer, American Enterprise Institute blog
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January 12, 2016
The telling way white Americans react to pictures of dark-skinned immigrants
Jeff Guo, The Washington Post
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January 12, 2016
How Immigration is Disrupting the Nation-State
Michael Brendan Dougherty, The Week
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January 8, 2016
Conservatives' Creed Now Requires Hard Line on Immigration
Ramesh Ponnuru, BloombergView
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January 4, 2016
The Rise of the Doomsday Conservatives
Jim Geraghty, The National Review
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December 11, 2015
Thanks To Trump, fringe news enters the mainstream
Paul Farhi, The Washington Post
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December 10, 2015
Germany's defiant decency in the refugee crisis
Michael Gerson, The Washington Post
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December 10, 2015
Trump's Anti-Muslim Plan Is Awful. And Constitutional.
Peter J. Spiro, The New York Times
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December 8, 2015
A Life Uprooted
Okey Ndibe, The New York Times
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December 8, 2015
For Immigrants, America is Still More Welcoming Than Europe
Eduardo Porter, The New York Times
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December 4, 2015
Why the Immigration Quota System Needs to Go
Hrishikesh S. Joshi, The Hill
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November 28, 2015
Nationalism and the European Immigration Crisis
James W. Huston, San Diego Union Tribune
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November 19, 2015
Following the Terrorists' Script
Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times
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November 18, 2015
Syrian Refugees Don't Pose a Serious Security Threat
Alex Nowrasteh, Cato Institute Blog
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November 17, 2015
Liberals Should Knock Off the Mockery Over Calls to Limit Syrian Refugees
Kevin Drum, Mother Jones
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November 17, 2015
The Anti-Immigration Activist Who Set the Stage for Donald Trump
David Noriega, BuzzFeed
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November 13, 2015
The dark, complex history of Trump's model for his mass deportation plan
Kate Linthieum, L.A. Times
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November 12, 2015
Trump hits a new low on immigration
Michael Gerson, The Washington Post
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November 10, 2015
Allow Illinois student aid for undocumented immigrants
Gov. Jim Edgar, Chicago Sun Times
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November 1, 2015
Unworkable Immigration Proposals from Donald Trump - and Other Republican Presidential Contenders
Anna On Ya Law, Scholars Strategy Network
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October 29, 2015
For States, Inclusive Approach to Unauthorized Immigrants Can Help Build Better Economies
Erica Williams et al, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
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October 27, 2015
Ryan says 'no' on immigration deal, but conservatives still fret
David Weigel, The Washington Post
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October 13, 2015
Four Myths about the European Refugee Crisis
Robert Farley, Lawyers, Guns & Money
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October 10, 2015
The Case for Getting Rid of Borders - Completely
Alex Tabarrok, The Atlantic
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October 6, 2015
The Immigration Dividend
Ted Widmer, The New York Times
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October 3, 2015
Should Immigration Require Assimilation?
Tom Gjelten, The Atlantic
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September 25, 2015
The American Idea and Today's G.O.P.
David Brooks, The New York Times
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September 24, 2015
America is Still Great, and Immigration Is Still Why
Lawrence Downs, The New York Times
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September 24, 2015
Forget border walls and mass deportations. The real changes in immigration policy are happening in the states.
Pratheepan Gulasekaram & Karthick Ramakrishnan
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September 24, 2015
U.S. can do better job of integrating immigrants
Richard Alba & Nancy Foner, San Diego Union-Tribune
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September 22, 2015
State Immigration Policy Offices: 3 Takeaways
The PEW Charitable Trusts
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September 22, 2015
America's Leading Immigrant Cities: Trump has it backwards - large immigrant populations boost rather than hurt U.S. metros
Richard Florida, City Lab
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September 3, 2015
Birthright citizenship is an American institution
Greg Stanton, The Hill
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September 2, 2015
A Silver Lining to Donald Trump's Hateful Rhetoric
Matthew Tully, The Indianapolis Star
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September 1, 2015
Donald Trump meet Wong Kim Ark, the Chinese American cook who is the father of 'birthright citizenship'
Fred Barbash, The Washington Post
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August 17, 2015
Everything Donald Trump's Immigration Plan Gets Wrong
Ben Casselman, FiveThirtyEight
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August 13, 2015
The Dehumanizing History of the Words We've Used to Describe Immigrants
Esther Yu-Hsi Lee, ThinkProgress
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August 8, 2015
Africa's Scramble for Europe
Ross Douthat, The New York Times
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August 7, 2015
3 ideas to improve legal immigration
Alex Nowrasteh, The Hill
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August 6, 2015
Republican debate needs immigration unity
Linda Chavez & John Fonte, USAToday
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August 4, 2015
One of Republicans' top ideas could actually do the opposite of what they want,
Max Ehrenfreund, The Washington Post
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July 25, 2015
Crime and sanctuary: Amend policies, don't end them
David Fitzgerald & Angela S. Garcia, San Diego Union Tribune
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July 20, 2015
Federal-Local Coordination on Immigration Enforcement: Prioritizing Public Safety
Lizet Ocampo, Center for American Progress
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July 14, 2015
Immigration and Crime
Ilya Somin, The Washington Post
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Summer, 2015
Immigration and America's Urban Revival

Robert J. Sampson, The American Prospect
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July 10, 2015
The demographics of 2016 look brutal for Republicans
Greg Sarget, The Washington Post
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July 10, 2015
Was Donald Trump Right About Immigrant Sanctuary Laws?
Sergio C. Garcia, Jessica M. Vaugn, Jan C. Ting, Rose Cuison Villazor, Kevin R. Johnson, Room for Debate, The New York Times
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July 8, 2015
What Donald Trump Doesn't Understand About Immigrants and Crime
Sally Kohn, The Atlantic
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July 7, 2015
Turning away foreign talent - a costly practice for US competitiveness
Rosario Marin, The Hill
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July 7, 2015
Conservatives, Quit Defending Trump
Linda Chavez, National Review
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July 6, 2015
A Failure to Communicate on Immigration
Esther J. Cepeda, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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June 27, 2015
Immigration Reform: 'The California Package'
Karthick Ramakrishnan & Allan Colbern, The LA Times
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June 21, 2015
What is Whiteness?
Nell Irvin Painter, The New York Times
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June 16, 2015
The Myth of Invasion
Hein de Haas, Global Diversity Exchange
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June 11, 2015
The Myth of a White Minority
Richard Alba,The New York Times
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June 10, 2015
Why Does Immigration Divide the GOP Along Lines of Education and Age?
Ronald Brownstein, National Journal
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June 9, 2015
Attracting Immigrants Grows Our Economy,
Margaret Spellings & Javier Palomarez, The Huffington Post
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June 5, 2015
Et Tu, Mickey Mouse? Disney Pads Record Profits by Replacing U.S. Workers with Cheaper H-1B Guestworkers,
Ron Hira, Economic Policy Institute Blog
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May 26, 2015
Talent Loves English
David Brooks, The New York Times
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May 14, 2015
Let Syrians Settle Detroit
David D. Laitin & Marc Jahr, The New York Times
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May 11, 2015
Unpacking Republican Opposition To Immigration Reform
John Tirman, Cognoscenti (WBUR), May 11, 2015
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May 8, 2015
Inequality, Immigration, and Hypocrisy
Kenneth Rogoff, Project Syndicate
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May 8, 2015
Black-Asian tensions: Not the cause of Baltimore
Jeff Yang, CNN
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May 6, 2015
Open Up, Europe! Let Migrants In
Philippe Legrain, The New York Times
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May 5, 2015
One (Economic) Argument for ONE California
Manuel Pastor, Huffington Post
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April 27, 2015

Think of Undocumented Immigrants as Parents, Not Problems
Roberto Suro & Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco, The New York Times
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April 24, 2015
We're failing today's Boat People?
William Lacy Swing, Time
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April 17, 2015
Task force breaks new ground on immigrant integration
Brenda Dann-Messier & Juan Salgada, The Hill
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April 14, 2014
Four Myths That Sen. Sessions Believes About Immigration to the U.S.
Walter Ewing, Immigration Impact
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March 24, 2015
Debunking the Myth of the Job-Stealing Immigrant
Adam Davison, The New York Times
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March 20, 2015

American Workers Won't Fall for Senate Conservatives' Cruel Hoax

Marielena Hincapie, Roll Call
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March 19, 2015
Detention of fleeing immigrants isn't worth the price
Amanda Frost, Houston Chronicle

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March 18, 2015
A Way Out on Immigration Reform
Alan K. Simpson & Bruce A. Morrison, The New York Times
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March 18, 2015
Blocking immigration action will exact a political price
Manuel Pastor, the Sacramento Bee
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March 16, 2015
The immigration debate is not about legality, it's about culture
John Tirman, Huffington Post
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March, 2015
States Recognizing the Value of New Americans
Mark Funkhouser, Governing
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March 12, 2015
Why pro-immigrant states are fighting back
Bob Ferguson, the Washington Post
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February 19, 2015

The conservative case for DACA
Michael Kagan, Salon
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February 7, 2015
Immigration keeps the United States going
Carl Abbott, The Oregonian
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February 3, 2015
What's missing in America's immigration debate
Karen Mills, Fortune
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February 2, 2015
Middle Eastern Americans push census change
Hisham Aidi, Aljazeera America
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January 31, 2015
Why Are Cubans So Special?
Ann Louise Bardach, The New York Times
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January 29, 2015
The Smart Way to Stop Illegal Immigration
Alex Nowrasteh, Washington Examiner
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January 27, 2015
A New Level of Refugee Suffering
Angelina Jolie, The New York Times
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January, 2015
Creating a global framework for immigration
Dambisa Moyo, McKinsey & Company
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January 25, 2015
The Zombie Immigration Fight
Molly Ball, The Atlantic
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January 20, 2015
Republicans, this is personal
Jorge Ramos, Fusion
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January 17, 2015
At last, sensible immigration reform may have a chance in Washington
Vivek, Wadhwa, The Washington Post
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January 12, 2015
Europe's Intensifying Immigration Debate
Tino Sanandaji, National Review
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January 8, 2015
Paris Killings Require More Than Mere Condemnation
H.A. Hellyer, Brookings
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January 5, 2015
Does Immigration Harm Working Americans?
David Frum, The Atlantic
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