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Opinion: Sorry Trump, "Operation Wetback" Was a National Disgrace

During Tuesday night's debate, when asked the feasibility of his idea to institute mass deportations of the undocumented, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump was ready with an answer. Read more >

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Curbing the Unchecked Power of the U.S. Border Patrol

Search YouTube for "Border Patrol checkpoint refusal" and spend hours watching Americans refuse to answer the question, “Are you a U.S. citizen?” Read more >

A Step Toward Retiring the Term ‘Alien’

Congressman Joaquin Castro of Texas introduced a bill this week that would require the federal government to do away with the term “alien” in immigration forms and and other government records. Read more >

What America Owes the Refugees Pouring Into Europe

[Sept. 11, 2015] The vision of hundreds of thousands of desperate human beings fleeing airstrikes, terror, and violence from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and beyond has brought the stark human cost of today’s “anti-terror” wars to the front pages. Read more >

Feds appeal ruling limiting detention of immigrant kids

The Obama Administration filed an appeal Friday of a judge's orders sharply limiting the ability of immigration authorities to detain children believed to be in the country illegally. Read more >

Drop the Scapegoat: Why the GOP needs to leave sanctuary cities alone

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Donald Trump and Scott Walker want to repeal birthright citizenship. It’s nearly impossible.

Shortly after Donald Trump released his immigration policy proposal on Monday, Wisconsin Gov. Read more >

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Much of Trump immigration plan not 'radical' in GOP circles

Despite criticism from some GOP presidential contenders this week of Donald Trump's immigration plan, the six-page proposal is actually a collection of what many Republicans have already been pushing on the campaign trail. Read more >

Obama Administration Must Take Action Against Rampant Racial Profiling, Rights Violations Near U.S. Borders

As immigration issues grab headlines across the nation, congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle resort to knee jerk reactions calling for wasteful, military-style tactics along the southern border, reflecting the deep misunderstanding that Capitol Hill has of border communities. Read more >

On Island of Lesbos, a Microcosm of Greece's Other Crisis: Migrants

LESBOS, Greece — The immigration center here, a cluster of prefabricated buildings surrounded by rows of chain-link and barbed-wire fences, was full again on a recent evening, leaving hundreds of families, some with infants, to find a place among the piles of garbage outside. Read more >