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December 16, 2014
Immigration focus can help boost Pennsylvania economy
Joseph M. Torsella, Philadelphia Inquirer
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December 15, 2014
What Do Illegal Immigrants Want?
Peter Skerry, The Weekly Standard
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December 2, 2014
Ferguson, 'Amnesty,' and America's New Racial Make-Up
William H. Frey, Brookings
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November 27, 2014
Immigrants are key to a thriving America
Galen Carey, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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November 25, 2014
Why Immigration Reform Helps American Workers, Too
Annie Lowrey, New York
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November 24, 2014
Bigger Than Immigration
Charles M. Blow, The New York Times
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November 23, 2014
Six Ways Not to Think About Obama's Immigration Order
Garrett Epps, The Atlantic
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November 23, 2014
Immigration Reform is a Black Thing, Too
Opal Tometi, The Root
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November 23, 2014
How Obama's move fails U.S. employers
Tamar Jacoby, New York Daily News
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November 21, 2014
The right GOP response to 'Bamnesty'
Linda Chavez, The New York Post
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November 20, 2014
Obama's Immigration Order Isn't a Power Grab
Thomas E. Mann, Brookings
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November 20, 2014
The Democrats' Immigration Problem
Zoltan L. Hajnal, The New York Times
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November 17, 2014
Administrative Action on Immigration is Only a Short-Term Solution
Ali Noorani, Fox News Latino
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November 17, 2014
Oregon Immigration Vote is a Warning for Obama
Jonathan J. Cooper & Nicholas Riccardi, The Associated Press
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November 16, 2014
Delusions of the Democrats
Kevin Baker, The New York Times
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November 15, 2014
'Orange is the New Black' acress: My parents were deported
Diane Guerrero, The Los Angeles Times
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November 14, 2014
The Immigrant's Role in Urban Renewal
Scott Beyer, The American Interest
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November 6, 2014
Election Leaves Immigration Advocates Frustrated With Obama
Elise Foley, Huffington Post
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October 24, 2014
Why is bilingual education 'good' for rich kids, but 'bad' for poor, immigrant students?
Valerie Strauss, The Washington Post
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October 24, 2014
The Nonissue in This Campaign
Linda Chavez, Townhall
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October 20, 2014
Immigrant Restrictionists Exploit Ebola Tragedy
Guillermo Cantor, Immigration Impact
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October 17, 2014
Build bridges, not walls, for immigrants
Andres Martinez, Fortune
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October 14, 2014
Six Key Questions on Ebola Screening and Immigration
Theresa Cardinal Brown, Bipartisan Policy Center
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October 10, 2014
Immigration Frustration
Geraldo Rivera, Fox News Latino
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October 3, 2014
We need to uncap the number of H-1B visas
Alex Nowrasteh, The Hill
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October 2, 2014
A Republican-controlled Senate may be the only way immigration reform passes
Matthew Kolken, Fox News Latino
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October 1, 2014
Is Revoking the Citizenship of Terror Suspects Right or Wrong?
Andy J. Semotiuk, Forbes
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October 1, 2014
Critics Say Executive Action on Immigration Would Be Unprecedented. They Forget Their History
Charles Kamasaki, National Journal
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October 1, 2014
Out of the Shadows and Out of Poverty: Reducing Poverty through Immigration Reform
Patrick Oakford, Talk Poverty
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September 20, 2014
Three Cheers for Pluralism Over Separatism
Thomas L. Friedman, The New York Times
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September 13, 2014
The Case for Open Borders
Dylan Matthews interview wth Bryan Caplan, Vox
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September 9, 2014
How the Politics Could Shift for Immigration Reform
Fawn Johnson, National Journal
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September 9, 2014
To Get Immigration Reform, Elect a Republican
Ruben Navarrette, CNN Opinion
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August 26, 2014
Solution to Border Crisis Is to Expand Temporary Foreign Worker Programs
Alfonso Aguilar & Helen Krieble, National Journal
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August 12, 2014
Obama's Time for Immigration Action
Alberto R. Gonzalez, USA Today
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July 22, 2014
The Immigrant Kids Have Health Issues - But Not the Ones You'd Think
Linda Poon, NPR
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July 19, 2014
Why the Central American Children Migrants Need Full Adjudication of Their Protection Claims
Donald Kerwin, Huffington Post
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July 18, 2014
Child Migrants Have Been Coming to America Alone Since Ellis Island
Tasneem Raja, Mother Jones
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July 14, 2014 (Originally published June 8, 2014)
Municipal IDs and State and Local Measures to Regularize the Lives of the Unauthorized
Rachel Reyes, Center for Migration Studies
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July 14, 2014
Use "safe zones" to end immigrant crisis
David Gergen, CNN
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July 8, 2014
Statistical Analysis Shows that Violence, Not Deferred Action, is Behind the Surge of Unaccompanied Children Crossing the Border
Tom K. Wong, Center for American Progress
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July 3, 2014
Break the Immigration Impasse
Sheldon Adelson, Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, The New York Times
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July 3, 2014
Why the Tea Party is Wrong about Immigration Reform
Michael D. Tanner, The Hill
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July 2, 2014
Immigration reform is super popular. Here's why Congress isn't listening.
Scott Clement, The Washington Post
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June 27, 2014
Supporting Immigrant Integration is Investing in America's Future
Janet Murguia, The Hill
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June, 2014
What is the Right Policy Toward Unaccompanied children at U.S. Borders
Kathleen Newland, Migration Policy Institute
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July/August 2014
70,000 Kids Will Show Up Alone at Our Border This Year: What Happens to Them?
Ian Gordon, Mother Jones
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June 1, 2014
Why Immigration is Crucial to the Revival of America's Cities
Carl Schramm, Forbes
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May 28, 2014
Summary Removal Procedures and Their Role in Rising Deportations
Beth Werlin, Immigration Impact
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May 24, 2014
The Immigrant Advantage
Anand Giridharadas, The New York Times
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May 19, 2014
Mission Not Yet Accomplished: The Affordable Care Act and Immigrants
Jenny Rejeske, lmmigration Impact
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May 16, 2014
True drug reform includes immigration reform
Grace Meng, The Hill
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May 13, 2014
How Local Governments are Hacking Immigration Reform
Spencer Amdur, The Atlantic
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May 12, 2014
Canada's immigration system undergoing quiet, ugly revolution
Morton Beiser, The Toronto Star
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May 12, 2014
The GOP's Immigration Problem
A. Barton Hinkle, Reason
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May 6, 2014
Only Minorities Need Apply
John D. Skrentny, The New York Times
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May 4, 2014
Immigration Reform Isn't Just About Numbers - It's About Skills, Too
David Frum, The Atlantic
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May 1, 2014
Do illegal immigrants have an obligation to obey laws banning them from entering the United States?
Ilya Somin, The Washington Post
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April 11, 2014
Jeb Bush's Big Virtue: He Tries to Persuade,
Linda Chavez, The New York Post
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April 7, 2014
Employment Discrimination and DACA -- Employers Must Be Educated,
Geoffrey A. Hoffman & Jill Y. Campbell, ImmigrationProf Blog
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April 6, 2014
Obama's Paradoxical Deportation Policies
Cyrus D. Mehta, The Insightful Immigration Blog
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March 11, 2014
Tiger Couple Gets It Wrong on Immigrant Success,
Stephen Steinberg, Boston Review
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March 8, 2014
Congress cries wolf on asylum fraud: Arrests don't show the system is broken. They show it works.
Laila Hlass, The Boston Globe
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March 6, 2014
Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform to Help Immigrant Victims of Violence
Rep. Gwen Moore, Huffington Post
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March 5, 2014
Time for High-Skilled Immigration Reform
Curtis S. Chin, CNBC.com
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February 26, 2014
The Immigration Change You Didn't Hear About
Laura Burdick, ImmigrationProf Blog
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February 24, 2014
Are Mexicans the Most Successful Immigrant Group in the U.S.
Jennifer Lee, Zocolo Public Square
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February 23, 2014
Your Ancestors, Your Fate: Surnames reveal that social mobility is much slower than we think
Gregory Clark, The New York Times
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February 19, 2014
Immigrants Welcome Here
David Bornstein, The New York Times Blog
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February 13, 2014
Why immigration reform matters
George F. Will, The Washington Post
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January 30, 2014
Second Class Non-Citizens
Mae M. Ngai, The New York Times
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January 22, 2014
Integration improves after vote
Stephen Fotopolus, The Tennessean
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January 20, 2014
When we take in immigrants, we take in those most likely to succeed
Henrik Fogh Rasmussen, Forbes
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January 20, 2014
Helping the Growing Ranks of Poor Immigrants Living in America's Suburbs
Els de Graaw & Irene Bloemraad, Scholars Strategy Network
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January 12, 2014
Yearning for Briefs and Fees
The Economist Blog
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January 10, 2014
What the undocumented community needs out of immigration reform
Jose Patiňo, Voxxi
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January 7, 2014
Citizenship Matters
David Leopold, The Hill
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January 5, 2014
Does Immigration Mean 'France Is Over'?
Justin E.H. Smith, The New York Times
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January 3, 2014
Scars from the Immigration Wars
Joshua Hoyt & Manuel Pastor, Chicago Tribune
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January 3, 2014
Why 2014 will be the year of immigration reform
Tim Kane, FoxNews Opinion
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