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Homeland Security Secretary Makes the Case for Immigration Actions in House Hearing

Written by on December 2, 2014 in Executive Action with 2 Comments
Homeland Security Secretary Makes the Case for Immigration Actions in House Hearing

There are two competing and politically charged narratives about President Obama’s executive actions on immigration and what they mean for U.S. security and the U.S. economy. One of these narratives maintains that the President’s decision to defer deportations of many unauthorized parents of U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents will enhance national security by bringing […]

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Nativist Politicians Invent Doomsday Predictions About Immigration Reform

Written by on February 5, 2013 in Demographics, Economics, Enforcement with 3 Comments
Nativist Politicians Invent Doomsday Predictions About Immigration Reform

Nativists are rarely encumbered by facts. By its very nature, nativist rhetoric is based on stereotype and mythology, not empirical evidence. Regrettably, some of our elected leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate have embraced the mirage of nativism as they embark on a crusade to derail any meaningful reform of the U.S. […]

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