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Ben Carson, slaves

Does Ben Carson Know The Difference Between Slaves And Immigrants?

Immigrants relocated. Slaves were relocated. They had no more say in the matter than a chair moved from one side of a room to the other. It’s pathetic to have to explain that to a 65-year-old African-American man.

March 8, 2017
Danziger on Carson slavery gaffe

Danziger: A Nation Of Immigrants, Mostly

Did Trump appoint Ben Carson to his cabinet so he would look smarter? Or to benefit cartoonists like Danziger? The housing secretary’s recent description of African slaves as “immigrants” will be hard to top, but that will never stop Carson from trying.

March 7, 2017
Immigrants, United States

If You Love The United States, Thank An Immigrant

It’s a commonplace to say immigrants built this nation. They settled the prairies and dug the canals and laid the rails and mined the coal and worked in the steel mills and factories and slaughterhouses that made America rich. They continue to contribute a great deal at all levels of the economy. We can continue to enjoy this benefit, while clearing up the murk that is American immigration policy.

February 20, 2017
First Lady Michelle Obama delivered farewell address praising diversity

In Emotional Valediction, First Lady Praises America’s ‘Glorious’ Diversity

“If you or your parents are immigrants, know that you are part of a proud American tradition: the infusion of new cultures, talents and ideas, generation after generation, that has made us the greatest country on earth,” the First Lady said in her farewell address.

January 8, 2017
liberals protest against trump

5 Ways You Can Fight Back Against Donald Trump

I doubt I’ll ever forgive myself for the mistakes I’ve made, but — like you — now all I can do is fight back against Trump. Here is what I think we need to do next.

November 14, 2016
Supreme Court

Supreme Court To Hear Appeal on 9/11 Detentions Lawsuit

The top court agreed to hear an appeal by former senior Bush officials – including John Ashcroft and Robert Mueller – seeking to block a lawsuit filed by immigrants, mainly Muslims, detained after the Sept. 11 attacks.

October 11, 2016

3 Things To Tell Anyone Thinking About Voting For Donald Trump

Trump needs to defend his ego from every slight and sees criticism as a threat to his identity. But it’s his personal cruelty that should most terrify voters.

October 3, 2016
A striking union member from the Trump Taj Mahal

Meet The Immigrant Union Members Striking Against The Trump Taj Mahal

In the early morning hours on the Atlantic City Boardwalk, nearly a thousand hotel workers went on strike July 1 against the Trump Taj Mahal after negotiations broke down over night. The strike entered its sixth day on Wednesday. In front of the hotel were two strikers, Kaushik and Bina Vashi, both immigrants from India and […]

July 6, 2016
An anti-Trump demonstrator protests outside the venue where Republican U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event in Anaheim, California U.S. May 25, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake

What Latinos Know About America And Trump Doesn’t

If you want to find someone willing to literally die to become an American, find a recent Latino immigrant. Talk to the Central Americans who risked their lives to cross through multiple countries, hoping to gain asylum in the U.S.

May 27, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Ted Cruz greets

Cruz Works To Cut Rubio’s Lifeline In New Hampshire

Bracing for a one-on-one battle with Donald Trump, Ted Cruz is trying to dispense with Marco Rubio by choking off his path to the nomination in New Hampshire.

January 21, 2016

Immigrants Burden And Blessing For States

Immigration is a local issue.

December 22, 2015
Syrian migrants sit in a bus to register in a camp after they crossed the Hungarian-Serbian border near Roszke, Hungary August 25, 2015. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

‘The Wave Has Reached Us:’ EU Gropes For Answers To Migrant Surge

Migrants are a huge issue in many, many countries.

August 26, 2015
Detention Center, Migrants, Immigration, Mothers, Children, Latin America, Texas, World News, Political, Court Opinion

Judge Orders Release Of Immigrant Children, Mothers From Detention Centers

A federal judge has ruled that families held in immigration detention facilities must be released after finding that their detention was in serious violation of an earlier court settlement.

July 25, 2015

Trump Goes To Texas, Is Ditched By Tour Guides

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump visited the U.S.-Mexico border town of Laredo, Texas, on Thursday, but his tour group stood him up.

July 23, 2015

Trump Takes On Undocumented Immigrants, Saves Some Barbs For Bush In Phoenix

Donald Trump has ridden a recent wave of publicity to the top tier of a group of at least 14 Republicans vying for the White House.

July 12, 2015

The Best Quotes From Donald Trump’s NBC Interview

He’s keeping it real.

July 8, 2015
Ted Cruz caricature

GOP Field Divided On Donald Trump’s Comments About Mexican Immigrants

Do you want to appeal to Latinos or conservatives?

July 6, 2015

Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Remarks Force GOP Reckoning On Immigration

Republicans, and especially candidates seeking the GOP presidential nomination, have been forced to state publicly whether they stand with Donald Trump on immigration policy.

July 2, 2015

Group Says California Immigration Policies Contributed To Drought

Californians for Population Stabilization started a media campaign blaming California’s historic drought on the state’s large number of immigrants.

May 27, 2015

Immigrants Of Color Succeed Through Determination

There is something to be gleaned from the extraordinary success of these young men: Confidence and hard work can overcome the odds, and immigrants bring those traits by the truckload.

April 25, 2015
Jobs, Immigrants, Visas, Infrastructure, World News, Technology Industry

Companies Labor To Get Visas For Skilled Foreign Professionals

The debate over immigrant visas centers, for some, on their education and ability to contribute to the technology industry.

April 22, 2015

More Jurisdictions Defying Feds On Deporting Immigrants

Detainers, or notices from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) requesting police to hold prisoners an extra two days for possible deportation, after the prisoner would ordinarily be released because the charges were dropped or bail was posted, are being ignored in many cities.

November 4, 2014

Backlash Hurts Dallas Neighborhood Touched By Ebola Case

By Dianna Hunt and Dianne Solis, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — Schoolchildren were left without tutors. Medical clinics were short on staff. Workers were told to stay home. And the shelves at a food bank were stocked and ready but few people turned up for supplies. A backlash against immigrants and refugees in the […]

October 7, 2014

Somali-American Fights Militant Islamist Recruiters In U.S. Heartland

Abdirizak Bihi is a youth leader in Minnesota who works to help young Somali Americans reject the recruitment of religious extremists.

October 6, 2014