Category Archive: Immigration

Where Are You, Senator Rubio?

March 27, 2017

This piece originally appeared on NBCNews.com. Sen. Marco Rubio seems to have gone missing. Not missing from his Senate votes, like he was infamous for during his first term. Missing from the larger political conversation, especially when it comes to immigration and being a sober Continue Reading →

MSNBC’s Morning Joe: ICE Immigration Raids

February 13, 2017

On ICE Deportation Surges, Separating Facts from Speculation

This piece originally appeared on NBCNews.com. Let me be clear, I am no fan of President Trump’s immigration rhetoric and recent immigration executive orders. But in looking at the recent immigration enforcement surge we need to take three deep breaths and separate known facts from speculation Continue Reading →

The Texas Standard – Wet Foot/Dry Foot Policy for Cubans

January 13, 2017

The Businessman President Should Leave Sanctuary Cities Alone

December 5, 2016

This piece originally appeared on NBCNews.com President-elect Trump’s immigration enforcement is about to come to a city near you, well, at least if you find yourself in one of the 300 sanctuary cities across the country. What is a sanctuary city? There’s not one official Continue Reading →

MSNBC’S Alex Witt: Sanctuary Cities

November 27, 2016

University of Rhode Island Honor’s Colloquium – Immigration Keynote

September 20, 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 →

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