Category Archive: Immigration

MSNBC’S Alex Witt: Sanctuary Cities

November 27, 2016

Trump Wants it Both Ways on Immigration

August 25, 2016

This piece originally appeared on NBCNews.com Trump pumped up over 5,000 at a rally in Austin, Texas this week by pledging a border wall that Mexico would pay for it, and that there would be a return to lawful immigration (translation — no more executive Continue Reading →

NPR’s In The Thick Podcast: The Clash of Immigration & Affirmative Action

July 6, 2016

Why Supreme Court Immigration Decision Is Best Possible Outcome

June 27, 2016

This post originally appeared on NBCNews.com Heartbreaking, was how President Obama described the Supreme Court decision that keeps his immigration executive orders blocked. It is indeed a heartbreaking outcome but politically it was the best possible outcome for undocumented immigrants and supporters of immigration reform. Politics Continue Reading →

On Immigration, Remittances and Walls Miss the Point

April 14, 2016

This post originally appeared on NBCnews.com Trump’s plan to pay for the border wall is seductively simple. He proposes holding hostage remittances – the money immigrants in the U.S. send back to their countries. The idea is that Mexico is forced to pay the ransom by footing Continue Reading →

Deportation Raids in 2016 And The Democratic Fallout

December 30, 2015

This piece originally appeared on NBCnews.com Ringing in the new year with mass deportation raids - what the heck are some of the folks in the Obama administration thinking? That is the question Democrats must be pondering as we go into 2016. In early January Immigration and Continue Reading →

Trump Praised It Without Naming It: What Was ‘Operation Wetback?’

November 12, 2015

This piece originally appeared on NBCnews.com On Tuesday’s Republican presidential debate Donald Trump spoke of President Eisenhower moving more than one million “illegal immigrants out of this country, moved them way south.” Donald Trump did not mention it by name, but he was describing the Continue Reading →

The Texas Standard: “Operation Wetback” Breakdown

November 11, 2015

Immigration: Pathway to the American Dream

October 1, 2015

MSNBC’s Morning Joe – Hitting Pause on Immigration?

September 8, 2014

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