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December 27, 2012
Taking Back Immigration
Peter Sutherland, Project Syndicate
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December 21, 2012
What the Immigration Reformers are Missing,
Mark Dow, The Hill
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December 20, 2012
Asians: too smart for their own good?
Carolyn Chen, The New York Times
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December 18, 2012
Five reasons Canada leads the world on immigration
Alan Broadbent & Ratna Omidvar, Maytree Foundation
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December 16, 2012
A Third Way on Immigration
Peter Skerry, Los Angeles Times
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December 14, 2012
How I stopped believing in CIR and learned to love 'piecemeal' legislation
Tania A. Unzueta, Immigrant Youth Justice League
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December 6, 2012
Don't gut Violence Against Women Act,
Leslye Orloff, CNN Opinion,
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November 21, 2012
Want American Exceptionalism? Fix Immigration,
Jennifer Granholm, Politico
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November 5, 2012
How the Immigration Debate Changed the Course of the 2012 Election,
Frank Sharry, The Huffington Post
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October 31, 2012
Could DACA have happened without public engagement at USCIS,
Mary Giovagnoli, Immigration Impact
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September 21, 2012
What if Rich Countries Shut the Door on Immigration
Ian Goldin, World Economic Forum Blog
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September, 2012
Migration Meets Slow Growth,
Demetrios G. Papademetrious, Finance & Development
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August 29, 2012
One subject Ryan could help milk,
Ruben Navarette, San Jose Mercury News
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August 26, 2012
A GOP Opportunity on Immigration,
Jon Huntsman, The Wall Street Journal
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August 8, 2012
The Sounds of Hate,
Robert Kotrell & Pete Simi, The New York Times
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Posted August 7, 2012
South Asian Immigration in the United States: A Gendered Perspective,
Maneesha Kelkar, Asian American Policy Review, 2012
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July 13, 2012
We see all immigrants as legal or illegal. Big mistake.
Roberto Suro, The Washington Post
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July 13, 2012
Voter ID laws tackle non-existent problem of immigrant voter fraud,
Walter Ewing, American Immigration Council
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July 8, 2012
To resolve immigration debate, broaden it - and abolish antiquated quotas,
Jeff Jacoby, The Boston Globe
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June 2, 2012
Do-It-Yourself Immigration Reform,
Jorge G. Castaneda & Douglas S. Massey, The New York Times
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May 28, 2012
96 law professors urge administrative relief for Dream Act beneficiaries
National Immigration Law Center
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May 25, 2012
House Republicans Bury their Heads in the Demographic Sands,
Ange-Marie Hancock & Manuel Pastor, The Huffington Post
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May 17, 2012
Ethnic Philanthropy Extends Its Reach,
Rick Cohen, Nonprofit Quarterly
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May 3, 2012
What Crisis? Our Non-Existent Immigration Problem,
Timothy Noah, The New Republic
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April 27, 2012
The Real Immigration Debate Isn't about the Law,
Audrey Singer & Jill Wilson, Brookings Institution
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April 24, 2012
The Anti-Immigrant Game,
Pratheepan Gulasekaram and Karthick Ramakrishnan, The Los Angeles Times
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April 24, 2012
America's Secret Growth Weapon: Why Immigration Really, Really Matters
Derek Thompson, The Atlantic
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April 23, 2012
Let Arizona's Law Stand,
Peter Spiro, The New York Times
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April 18, 2012
The Gray and the Brown: The Generational Mismatch,
Ronald Brownstein, National Journal
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April 2, 2012
Hate Crimes Laws Essential
Letter to The New York Times (In response to "Tyler and Trayvon"), Anti-Defamation League
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April 2, 2012
Tyler and Trayvon
Bill Keller, The New York Times
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March 7, 2012
Immigration's Role in Cultivating Genius,
Stephen Keppel, Univision News
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February 12, 2012
The Strange Career of Voter Suppression,
Alexander Keyssar, The New York Times
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January 12, 2012
Assimilation is "the next immigration challenge"
Dowell Myers, The New York Times
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