Stories by Afton Branche

Afton Branche is an immigration researcher at the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy. subscribe to Afton Branche's feed

Posted on: Feb 12, 2012, Source: Huffington Post

The right seems to be motivated by restrictionist ideology rather than a consideration of common sense.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2011, Source: DMI Blog

Across the country, newly elected officials are pledging to tackle issues that hardly seem like priorities for states struggling with economic recovery.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2010, Source: DMI Blog

Advocates of these laws say they're not "anti-immigrant" because they don't effect legal migrants, but research proves that the claim is false.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2010, Source: Drum Major Institute

The clock is ticking: advocates agree any proposal must move this spring, before Congress' attention shifts to mid-term elections.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2009, Source: DMI Blog

Undocumented immigrants and their families are an integral part of the social and economic fabric of our country. As such, they should be fully counted in our national census.