Sunday, April 21, 2019

Immigration Divides GOP Candidates on Stage

At long last, immigration occupied the main stage in a prominent way among the Republican contenders for the White House in Tuesday night’s debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin moderated by Fox Business Channel and the Wall Street Journal. Two distinct camps emerged on the issue between the candidates, one calling for a pathway to citizenship for […]

Immigration Reform, Guest Worker Programs and What We Can Learn From Braceros

Written By: Dakar Lanzino In his 2005 State of the Union Address, President George W. Bush said  “It is time for an immigration policy that permits temporary guest workers to fill jobs Americans will not take, that rejects amnesty, that tells us who is entering and leaving our country, and that closes the border to […]

Seven Takeaways from Monday’s Immigration Reform Hearing

Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee held on Monday the second hearing on the immigration reform bill introduced last week by the “Gang of Eight.” The hearing, which lasted more than seven hours, included testimonies from a long list of immigration reform advocates, critics, scholars and elected officials. At times, there were heated discussions over […]

Obama Administration Plans To Present Immigration Reform Package

President Obama and Congress are planning to present an immigration reform package that would allow a path to citizenship to undocumented immigrants, with the intention of addressing the plan within the next couple weeks. The new plan is expected to address “young undocumented immigrants, migrant farm workers or highly skilled foreigners”, and “impose nationwide verification of legal status for newly […]