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States Grapple With Broken Immigration System as Congress Does Nothing
Posted on: Aug 20, 2011, Source: Immigrant Impact
With no comprehensive immigration plan in sight, state-level anti-immigration legislation is introduced and attacked by opponents, creating a mess of policy.
How Reuters, Northeastern University Stifle the Immigration Debate by Suppressing Labor Study
Posted on: Feb 3, 2011, Source: Immigration Impact
A “study” unavailable to policymakers simply adds more heat to a debate that is already too heavy on rhetoric and short on facts.
Backer of Virulent Anti-Immigrant Groups Is Finally Unmasked In Mainstream Media
Posted on: Dec 8, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
The award-winning journalist clarifies the fuzzy way these groups produce “data” on immigration, and then pass it on to their friends on Capitol Hill and in state legislatures.
Why Pollsters Undercounted the Latino vote
Posted on: Nov 8, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
The pollsters and the politicians who depend on polls are at great political peril if they willfully ignore huge gaps in their samples.
Census Data Confirms Immigrant Voting Bloc Still Growing
Posted on: Oct 18, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
When you demonize an immigrant, you may be demonizing a voter.
What the Primaries Will Tell Us About the Politics of Immigration
Posted on: Aug 30, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
In recent elections, a few politicians won on the backs of undocumented immigrants, but for others that tactic cost them the race. This fall we may see more of the latter.
Louisiana Cooks Up a Gumbo of New Americans
Posted on: Oct 26, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact
If America is the melting pot, Louisiana is creating its own immigration Gumbo
Anti-Immigrant Hardliners Declare War on the Clergy
Posted on: Oct 15, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact
Nativist groups are pulling an old strategy out of their play book as they attack members of the clergy.
Experts Slam Report by Anti-Immigration "Think-Tank" Claiming Undocumented Migrants Leaving Due to Raids
Posted on: Aug 3, 2008, Source: New America Media
CIS known for twisting the facts to fit its agenda.
Meat-Packing Giant Raided by ICE Faces Criminal Investigation
Posted on: Jul 11, 2008, Source: New America Media
Agriprocessors, Inc. faces charges for wanton mistreatment of mostly immigrant workers.
Rush to Prosecute Leaves Immigrant Victims of Crimes Without Protection
Posted on: Jun 13, 2008, Source: New America Media
Immigrant victims of employer abuse can usually get special visas that protect them, but recent immigration raids show that might be changing.
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