Immigration Policy

October 26, 2016
César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández

The number of migrants in detention has risen exponentially in the past two decades, under both Republican and Democratic administrations.

October 19, 2016
Patricia Aldana

The situation facing Central American child refugees remains dire. North American librarians have sought to address some of these challenges through connecting these children to the power of reading.

May 17, 2016
Luisa Laura Heredia

How DREAMer activism is breaking down the walls that divide the undocumented community.

July 9, 2014
Claudia S. Hernández

Hernández matches striking figures with striking stories in an insider’s look at immigrant detention.

August 21, 2013
On the morning of July 17 a fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles swooped down on Congresswoman Candice Miller’s office in Macomb County, Michigan.  Eighteen inches long and made of cardboard, these mini-drones were part of a larger protest.  Supplementing the barely-hidden racial anxieties driving much of contemporary U.S. immigration policy, the inclusion of the northern border as an enforcement priority is grounded in a post-9/11 logic of pre-emptive surveillance and "security" at all costs.
May 2, 2013
Tom Barry

It’s unfortunate that the two presidents chose to hold their May 2-3 summit in Mexico City. Both nations and Presidents Barack Obama and Enrique Peña Nieto would have been better served by a meeting at the border—where the grim reality of neighborly relations would not be masked by the pomp and circumstance of the grand presidential residence of Los Pinos.

September 25, 2007
Cathi Tactaquin
September 25, 2007
Saskia Sassen
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