Stories by Walter Ewing

Walter Ewing is a Senior Researcher at the Immigration Policy Center (IPC). He's a regular contributor to IPC's blog, Immigration Impact. subscribe to Walter Ewing's feed

Posted on: Jul 25, 2013, Source: Immigration Impact

Nativists like King have no need for facts when there is so much (ungrounded) fear and innuendo at their disposal.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2012, Source: Immigration Impact

Anti-Latino discrimination is alive and well in Alabama, and has gotten a seal of approval from the governor and the state legislature.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2012, Source: Immigration Impact

How the nativist group is trivializing the 2012 Latino vote

Posted on: Feb 18, 2012, Source: Immigration Impact

The rising Latino share of the workforce highlights the increasingly important role that immigrants and their children play in labor force growth.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2012, Source: Immigrant Impact

The report reaches a number of conclusions not only about the benefits of immigration to Maryland, but about which policies maximize those benefits and which policies stifle them.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2011, Source: Immigration Impact

An economy with more people does not mean lower wages and higher unemployment -- it's simply a bigger economy. New workers actually create more jobs.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2011, Source: Immigration Impact

Native-born workers get a small increase in wages as a result of immigration.

Posted on: Feb 21, 2011, Source: Immigration Impact

With limited exceptions, Obama's proposed budget remains hostage to the insatiable appetite for enforcement measures that has fueled the growth of DHS for years.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact

FAIR is not pleased with the Republicans' promises.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact

A century’s worth of evidence demonstrates that immigrants are less likely to commit crimes or be behind bars.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact

The Obama administration has chosen to follow its predecessor in pursuing the criminal prosecution of unauthorized immigrants for minor, nonviolent offenses.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact

The portrait of the U.S. economy that emerges from a new FAIR report is one in which every misfortune since 1980 is somehow tied to immigration.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact

Blaming immigrants for pollution, dependence on fossil fuels, or the emissions systems on automobiles won’t fix the environment or the dysfunctional immigration system.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact

In a stunning misreading of causality, the opponents of legal immigration are calling on the GOP to oppose immigration reform because immigrants don’t vote Republican

Posted on: Dec 8, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact

Understanding poverty as a racial issue, as some anti-immigration advocates do, is to ignore a host of other problems (and successes).

Posted on: Oct 21, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact

The Center for Immigration Studies' most recent poll is useful from a sociological standpoint. But when it comes to shaping policy, it's no better than a psychic consultation.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact

Educating U.S. citizens is an investment in our future, not a sunk cost.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2009, Source: Immigration Policy Center

Simple: Harsh immigration policies are not effective in fighting crime because the vast majority of immigrants are not criminals.