General Immigration


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 >

NNIRR Board Road Trip to South Texas

At the end of June, members of NNIRR’s Board of Directors traveled to South Texas to meet with partners and allies and to visit key sites along the border. We thought this shared experience and connection with border colleagues would be important as we gear up for our Just Borders initiative, to spotlight border issues nationwide… Read more >

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 >

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 >

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